in time all the work he had done was recognised by him being given an MBE.
Mum and Roger went and Mum proudly wrote down her memories of the day. She coul;dn't resist this thought though, 'There was a white marble staircase lined each side with Life Guards. They did not bat an eye. It made me think of the little boy who stuck a pin in one to see if he was real.'
I think Dad's welfare work probably helped develop my social conscience though I ended with very different views becoming strongly opposed to war, weapons and militarism at a fairly young age.