By Mike Pannett
For a tender lad like Mike Pannett, turning out to be up within the North Yorkshire nation-state within the overdue Nineteen Sixties and early '70s was once a dream come actual. The sunlight continually looked to be shining, the summer season vacation trips lasted perpetually, and if you happen to have been despatched to shop for a fish supper for the kinfolk there has been swap on hand from that crumpled pound observe. they truly have been the nice outdated days.
Given a fishing rod, a bottle of father and a jam sandwich, a lad may perhaps wander so far as his motorcycle may take him, and the nation-state used to be one colossal event playground peopled through larger-than-life characters and never-ending possibilities for laughs and larks.
Like many a boy, in spite of the fact that, Mike learns issues the difficult means. He is going on a motorbike trip and winds up in A&E. He attempts to be beneficial round the home—and approximately burns where down. And while he is going on a fishing journey it virtually ends with a shipwreck.
He's a probable lad, is Mike, and those are his most probably stories.
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A Likely Tale, Lad: Laughs & Larks Growing Up in the 1970's by Mike Pannett