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”

Revelations, Reflection, and corrections

There is an old saying amongst police officers follow the money.This is regarding the war against drugs. They say if you want to get to the heart of the problem with any scope of trying to fix it you have to follow the money. This is exactly what I’m doing and it’s taken me toContinue reading “Revelations, Reflection, and corrections”

Mums side of the family

Thank you everyone who is still here reading the story so far.I had originally planned to post twice a week. If I posted this much religiously up to this moment in my life right now I could easily have two years’ worth of blog material. Two things which I hadn’t factored in the time itContinue reading “Mums side of the family”

Family History Continued

When I first started writing this blog around two months ago I had no idea where it was going to take me. I didn’t think I was still be writing about my childhood at this stage of the game. It’s true what they say when you start to open old doors the memories start toContinue reading “Family History Continued”