It is very interesting for me to read once more what I did write about the early years of my life. I can’t believe all this goes back for more than sixty years! Quite amazing . . . .
Two years ago when I had not been blogging for very long yet, I wrote the following about my parents:
‘Your father has always been a selfish person. He doesn’t send any money for you but I bet he sits down for breakfast with a soft boiled egg in front of him. He knows how to look after himself and doesn’t care whether his children have anything to eat.’
The voice of my mother still rings in my ears. When years later I talked to my father about his so called selfishness, he justified himself with a lot of words and by producing the Post Office receipts which proved that he had constantly sent money for us children. True, he never could send much, however Mum’s claim that he didn’t send any money at all was totally wrong, according to Dad. He made sure that I looked at all the…
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