a series of mini-blogs will be published, entitled
Service 44 had been introduced to serve the displaced population now living at Yorkshire Bridge. And in the mid 60s, that's where you might meet this beastie.
The vehicle was known affectionately as "The Blunderbus".
It would not have been acceptable to be late. A dressing down by our beloved
Incidentally, near the end of Ashdell Road was a "gents hair stylists" aka a barber shop. It was here that fbb's golden tresses were ritually shorn every month or so. The barber was also a driving instructor and taught fbb to pass the much less stringent test of the 1960s.
fbb passed first time after only 10 lessons. Big-ed!
Next blog : due Thursday October 27th