me, me 2 cousins, sat down on the sands at New Brighton, a bottle of water and a sandwich (Sid)
The coach would stop at the pub, the men would have a pint. Then the biggest job was getting the men out of the pub and back on the coach...
I can see them now, come on dad we want to get on the beach
Blackpool, I don't go now, I've got other fish to fry. (Sid)
I also came across this quote from Joan that sums up the isolation some older people feel: 'Feel like part of you is missing when your husband dies, you can be 18 hours and not talk to people- and I love to talk to people. I started to go to the garden centre on a Saturday to have lunch, just to be around people- nice if somebody talks to you.'