E36 Gordon’s World

We had finally finished the third year and we were about to be off for the summer.Except for Colomendy, the third year of junior school was pretty good.Peter Gribbon was a nice teacher and although football-mad he wanted to get the best from you. He lost his temper a couple of times but it wasContinue reading “E36 Gordon’s World”

E24 Self destructive behaviour

Before I start to tell this week’s story I need to thank all of you reading this.This blog has been running weekly now for six months. As mentioned in previous episodes I plan to release twice-weekly shortly but to everyone thank you for staying the course and for recommending this to others. Every week thereContinue reading “E24 Self destructive behaviour”

E13 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 “E13 Out of The Frying Pan Into the Fire”

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”

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”