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  • Eddie Bernard's Merchant Navy ID Photo by Chris Bernard

    This is my dad's ID card from 1953 (I was born 2 years later). My dad was 26 years old. The photo was taken in Buenos Aires - he was a second cook on ...
  • Tram Ride to Dovecot

    The tide of time has washed away the memories; no more can I jump a number ten tram at the Pier Head, upstairs for Dockers and smokers and downstair...
  • Scallywag Days

    We were a couple of scallywags, I was seven years old and Billy Blackhurst was slightly older, probably about eight. I was fair-haired with blue eye...
  • WWII: Liverpool Spirit

    My first memories are of people. Big, frightening people wearing frightening clothes. They were my uncles! They were soldiers. I was utterly terrifi...
  • 1950s Liverpool

    I attended Liverpool Collegiate grammar school where I studied Latin and Greek (it was all Greek to me) and played that game with the funny shaped bal...
  • Careful with that axe Eugene

    -When I approached the abandoned pub on the corner of Bankfield Street, and caught sight of the carved wooden figure on the roof, holding an axe in ...