Time and Different Childhoods

2017-03-09a

“See, I couldn’t have that childhood now. We wouldn’t have a beach hut like that. And our telly was black and white with one channel and no adverts … free education, cold houses, shared-line phones that plugged into the wall, free healthcare  … cooking your own food from scratch,  laundry mangles, washing lines …”

2017-03-09b

Have you finished, dear?  “I could go on …”

2017-03-09c

I’m sure  you could. But these days people go on holiday to Thailand rather than Bournemouth. So don’t worry about  the beach hut.

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