A new home

We pulled into our new street in Woolton village and began to unload Johns van.Mums friends Abdullah and his brother Ibraham had also come to lend a hand.I probably should have introduced these earlier in the story but with so much that has happened so far, I will occasionally miss things and have to introduceContinue reading “A new home”

On the road again

We had been back from the holiday for a couple of months and life overall was really good.We had a nice stable home and mum was managing to support us both.I had made new friends in ST Michael’s school and the area we lived in was a huge improvement from where we had come from.Continue reading “On the road again”

Back to reality

We were having the time of our lives in Spain and we didn’t want it to end.We had a plan on how to get home as everyone flew into Spain or out of Spain on a Tuesday. This was the change over day.Mum had also totally underestimated the exchange rate of the British pound whenContinue reading “Back to reality”

Worlds Apart

We loaded all of our luggage into the taxi and asked the driver to take us to a hotel for the night. Like I said in the last blog mum hadn’t factored in it is the height of the busy season. We were driving with the windows wide open and I couldn’t believe how hotContinue reading “Worlds Apart”

We’re all going on a summer holiday

The aftermath of the burglary wasn’t too bad overall.We claimed on the insurance and they paid out quickly without any question.This in itself is worth its weight in gold because normally dealing with insurance companies is an absolute nightmare. Having said that this was 1987 and they were not as clued up regarding scams andContinue reading “We’re all going on a summer holiday”

A breath of fresh air

Things had started to improve drastically for me and mum.John Bailey at present wasn’t making any problems for us.He had also dug his own grave in a roundabout way. Graham Simpson had planned everything like a military operation and as a result, there was no way John could exploit the system again as he hadContinue reading “A breath of fresh air”

Kidnapped

Things we getting pretty chaotic with John and Carol. He had the money from the sale of the house and the shop so he was solvent again for the time being.At present, there was no desperate struggle to get money or to do a job to get money. So instead of actually doing something constructive,Continue reading “Kidnapped”

Out of The Frying Pan Into the Fire

Things were going well in Aigburth a little too well, to be honest so fate decided to intervene. I had settled in well at Saint Michael’s school and had made some great friends.John Bailey had been released from prison and in his letters to Carol, he had been understandably pissed off that she had leftContinue reading “Out of The Frying Pan Into the Fire”

Mums History

I have spoken about the rest of the family so it’s only fair I mention my mum Carol Power and her history.She took back her maiden name after she and John had divorced or maybe that’s all a lie and I’m secretly adopted haha. We know all about her parents Helen and Tom from previousContinue reading “Mums History”