By Mike Pannett
For a tender lad like Mike Pannett, transforming into up within the North Yorkshire nation-state within the overdue Nineteen Sixties and early '70s used to be a dream come actual. The sunlight continually appeared to be shining, the summer time vacations lasted ceaselessly, and should you have been despatched to shop for a fish supper for the kin there has been switch available from that crumpled pound word. they honestly have been the nice outdated days.
Given a fishing rod, a bottle of father and a jam sandwich, a lad may possibly wander so far as his motorcycle may take him, and the geographical region used to be one vast experience playground peopled by means of larger-than-life characters and never-ending possibilities for laughs and larks.
Like many a boy, notwithstanding, Mike learns issues the challenging means. He is going on a motorbike experience and winds up in A&E. He attempts to be priceless round the home—and approximately burns where down. And while he is going on a fishing journey it nearly ends with a shipwreck.
He's a possible lad, is Mike, and those are his most probably stories.
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Extra resources for A Likely Tale, Lad: Laughs & Larks Growing Up in the 1970's
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The night, or what was left of it, was a source of terror. They had had no food. Robin assumed, though not so readily as Roland, that they were expected to find the same source of food available as before, namely, the Officers' Mess pillaged by the old cook. ' 'I never have mentioned it', replied Robin. ' 'How could I? I haven't been here for the last two months. It's you—you said you got grub every . ' Another heavy bullet crashed through the remains of the window, spattering them with glass. 'Are they going on with this do you think?