The Tales We Tell – Growin Up in’t North – Julie Kelly

Woodbines, Arrowbars, Double Diamond, spangles & sarsaparilla – Bringing back any memories yet?

Jam butties for your dinner, and if you dropped it on the floor, you’d just brush it off and eat it.

Growing up in the 50s & 60s Northern backstreet towns of Manchester were hard – but there were good memories too.

Here are a few memories but please share yours….

When folk smoked Woodbines, Camel & Park Drive and cashed in Green Shield Stamps.

The only sanitizer was your mum spitting on her handkerchief to wipe your hands and face?

Summers were hot & winters freezing. And you went out playing in the morning and came back at tea time black as the ace of spades.

When we all shared the same bath water and a single bar of soap washed everyone.

Published by Karunaearthmedic

Welcome to KARUNA the Aladdin’s cave of great thoughts, tips and shared experience. KARUNA is a Sanskrit mantra meaning Compassion (KA RU NA) Julie Kelly is a practitioner & scholar of Tibetan Buddhism & also a Holistic Therapist. Following many years in India, Julie applies an East West approach to all her work, whether it’s with humans or animals. “All sentient beings need a little help at some time in their lives”, explains Julie. Kindness is always available and should always be shared. Julie is an approved member of the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM) Following a huge ‘leap of faith’ in 2010, Julie left her 20+ yr job as a Mental Health social worker to travel India. There she ended up studying with some of the greatest meditators & highest Buddhist masters. That’s Julie’s story.... You can contact Julie @ Instagram @ tenzindaseljulie You Tube @ Mind Medicine Facebook @ Tibetan Buddhist Study & Debate Group.

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