Hard Times and Easy Terms
And other tales of a Queens Park cockney
This is the entertaining story of a young cockney, who was something of a ‘wide boy’. Originating from London, Bert Healey’s story begins with tales of his life as a wayward boy, a youth and later an adult. He also describes many aspects of his working life - from his first pay packet, when working as a taxi driver to his times of unemployment during times of illness. Bert tells of the lost acquaintances of his youth, most who have now passed away. His story is especially interesting for young readers, who may not know anything of those times. The book gives an insight into the life and times of the Twenties and Thirties, and is particularly interesting for his tales of Brighton racecourse characters. Those times are often described as ‘the bad old days.’ Bert wonders if they really were so bad after all?
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|Team||Gemma and Susie, Tim Ashplant, Mary Ferriter Boakes, Bert Healey, Mary Mason, Frances Murray, Ursula Rohde, Gill Scott, Liz Scatchard, Stephen Yeo|
|Printer||Russell Press Limited, Bertrand Russell House, Gamble Street, Nottingham NG7 4ET|