Fred Foley recalls going to Edge Hill library on Lodge Lane
Resource Type: Audio | Posted on 25th July 2012 by Jenny Porter
Fred Foley nostagically remembers Lodge Lane and going to the library there on a Saturday morning following his weekly bath. He also highlights the importance of visiting places from your past even though you can’t go back to the way it actually was.
Interviewee: Fred Foley
Interviewee Gender: Male
Fred: Its only just closed the Library hasnâ€™t it?
Fred: Because what I used to do, I say I was studying and I used to love reading and I still was a kid, Iâ€™d read more than Iâ€™d do anything else and I used to go and get me bath Saturday morning, Saturday morning bath because we only had the bath tub you know between the houses and I had me bath and Iâ€™d go in the library and Iâ€™d be reading in the library and just doing any homework I had for the week Iâ€™d sit in the â€¦and I used to (indecipherable)â€¦and that was in Lodge Lane and Lodge Lane it was all alive then it was all buzzing you know and when theyâ€™d go down and sort of (indecipherable) its all thingy now its allâ€¦when they say you canâ€™t go back I know you canâ€™t re-visit the past but you can go back and say well this is where I was a kid.
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