Simon did not know many girls. In fact, the only girls he knew to play with were two little girls next door. Simon only had four brothers and no sisters. A little later, his Mum would have another boy to make it five boys! Girls may as well be aliens to Simon as he could […]

Steam Railway

In the High Street, next door to Simon; Jane and Christine’s father, Mr. Whittock, had a fabulous garden railway. The railway ran all the way around the back of their property in a complete circuit. The tracks were mounted on railway sleepers lined up long ways, end to end. The steel railway track was on […]


Infant School seemed to get worse the further up the classes Simon went…