E8 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 “E8 Family History Continued”

E7 The Great Escape

The past couple of days before deciding to write the piece I had to get clarification on a couple of things. It was then I realized that by finally writing my story it was going to open a lot of doors inside me that have been shut for many years. This may not be aContinue reading “E7 The Great Escape”

E6 The Beginning of the end

The last blog post ended up going down the rabbit hole of a messed up broken prison system. This is relevant to the story as it provides a lot of back information regarding our circumstances. Understandably, my father had this mindset. I mean with everything that had gone on and with his background he wasn’tContinue reading “E6 The Beginning of the end”

E5 Family History

Things at home were currently ok. Money was coming in because my dad had just opened a butcher shop on the corner of Isaac street which was right next to our house. Unfortunately, the oven had broken so dinner time became a nightmare for my mum. She would have to go into the shop andContinue reading “E5 Family History”

E4 Isaac Street

Now you all have an idea of the history of the area and the state of Liverpool at the time I can now begin to tell my story. When I say my story I mean the beginning and each day things seem to get a little stranger. I honestly think I have a form ofContinue reading “E4 Isaac Street”

E3 Considerable changes in Toxteth

The aftermath of the riots in Toxteth was considerable.As the violence was so bad and this was broadcast all over the country on the news people were finally taking notice of all the struggles which were endured daily by the black community. Not long before the riots in Liverpool, there were riots in Brixton overContinue reading “E3 Considerable changes in Toxteth”

E2 Early days in Toxteth

Well as the saying goes the journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. Hopefully, in order to understand me better and understand what made me into the person, I am today it’s probably best to go back to the beginning. I can promise you as time goes on I will start addingContinue reading “E2 Early days in Toxteth”

E1 Introduction to the blog

Hi everyone and welcome to my first blog post. For those of you who don’t know me, I strongly recommend that you read about the author first. https://wordpress.com/block-editor/page/oneoffthebeatentrack.com/8 The reason being is that I have led a very diverse life and it would be a good idea if you have a brief understanding to startContinue reading “E1 Introduction to the blog”