E31 Lenny’s World

The past two weeks it was very hard for me to put the past onto paper.I didn’t expect such a shitty outcome. To be honest I didn’t know what I was expecting.I know what I wanted but what you want and what you get are usually two very different things. It also would be aContinue reading “E31 Lenny’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”

E22 Friends You Will Never Forget

In the last blog, I spoke of the children of Winwood and my relationships with them.Out of them all, I was closest to a pair of brothers called Ezra and Teddy.Their mum and dad were called Trish and Clem. I don’t know exactly the history here but if I remember rightly mum knew Tricia fromContinue reading “E22 Friends You Will Never Forget”

E21 Planting roots

I must make a correction from the last blog. It was my 7th birthday party and not my 8th. Everything else in the story is accurate but when you start to remember and take notes for future blogs they don’t all come out in the right order.Carol has been extremely useful with the timeline soContinue reading “E21 Planting roots”

E10 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 “E10 Revelations, Reflection, and corrections”

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”

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”

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”