Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Nairobi.


My mother, who. Left England on a flying boat, Southampton Water, by pontoon. And ended up in Nairobi. Kenya. Uhm where she got a job. Big adventure because it was the start of the war. Uhm, wanted to get away from rationing and poverty and horrible, England and-and the bad weather. Ended up in Africa and met her. Husband. At the tennis club. And got married out well no actually had to come home to England to get married. Her family were so concerned that she might be marrying mmmmm one of. Uhm. Person of a different race. Is that ok to say. That like that? And then they were married for fifty years and had a wonderful. Lived out in Africa then came home to England. Uhm. So that was their big adventure.