‘To earn pocket money, we’d deliver bagwash, and carry luggage between the stations for people. We’d also get as much wood we could carry from the (church) bomb ruins ...bring it all back to Drummond Crescent, and chop it up into fire-wood to sell for sixpence. A sand bag full. Most had fireplaces so needed wood and coal... We could always find a good supply of tarrilogs (logs) in Phoenix Road, but the only trouble was, because of the tar on the logs, it caused the chimneys to catch fire.’ - George
Children go on Summer camp in Penmaenmawr with Magdalen undergraduates as an ‘experiment in community living’. ‘Our Flo’ Mansur, stalwart of the Mums club, is cook and life and soul.