23. Jun, 2015

Early Days

When i first started work down the Shipyards as an Apprentice Marine Fitter i was earning 16.25 pence per hour . £6.50 per week . out of that i gave my mother £2.00 per week and the rest was mine to squander how i liked. Beer was 10 pence per pint  and ........

Pint of milk: 6p

Loaf of bread: : 9½p 

Packet of cigarettes:  27p

Gallon of petrol:  33p 

Ticket to Wembley Cup Final: : £2 

oh to be young again on the wage i get now