Bygone News - School Days en Happy Days - Memories Will Last Forever <p>I was born in 1946 brought up in City Road (the roadie) as we called it.&nbsp;I went to Blackness Primary school the Logie Secondary,&nbsp;I was in the netball and swimming teams in both schools.&nbsp;I remember the old baths when there were 3 pools.</p> <p>Childhood memory of my mum taking my brother and myself down the Old Overgate&nbsp;to the pea buster stall then over to Greenhill for our Saspirilla (Black&nbsp;Sass).<span class="read-more"><a href="/reminiscences/happy-days-memories-will-last-forever"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Arbroath Road City Road Childhood Dancing / Dance Halls Food and Drink People School Days Marilyn Devlin Blackness Overgate Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:47:31 +0000 lynne.davidson 1335 at Great Time <p>I was born 1949 lived in Derby Street then moved to 7 Dallfield Walk when I was 4. We then moved to Kirkton when I was10 but great&nbsp;memories from Dallfield Walk was at Rosebank School....great times.</p> Dallfield Walk 1940's Childhood School Days Betty I Dudhope Kirkton / Trottick Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:00:22 +0000 lynne.davidson 1334 at Hungry Chicken <p>I was born in Maryfield&nbsp; Hospital in 1950 and lived&nbsp; in Buchanan Street until&nbsp;we got moved to Douglas in 1953. I went to St Vincent school until age 7 when&nbsp;a new school St Pius was built opposite my house&nbsp; in Balmerino Road. I used&nbsp;to love going to the baths on Saturday morning one week and the Gaumont on&nbsp;another,&nbsp;I used to love going through the Arcade under the&nbsp; Caird Hall and see the&nbsp;roast chicken turning on the spit. It made me feel really hungry.</p> Balmerino Road 1950's Buildings/Structures Childhood Entertainment School Days Dave Carlin City Centre Douglas Fri, 14 Aug 2015 11:10:50 +0000 lynne.davidson 1333 at The Gift Shop Milnbank Road <p>I've just read about Nighebhoy on his way to school. The shop&nbsp;opposite Rosefield Street was called the Gift Shop and was Arthur Spinks mum's shop, the well known Dundee accordion player, he was boyhood pal of mine and I can still hear&nbsp; his mum shouting 'Arthur, time to practice'.</p> Milnbank Road Childhood School Days Dennis Greeley Nigebhoy Blackness Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:47:42 +0000 lynne.davidson 1330 at St Mary's Forebank Football Team <p>Came from Wellington Street went to St Mary's Forebank school with my two brothers Jimmy and John and my sister Anna, was there from 1945 to 1953. The Marist brothers playes a large part in my life. My very good friend John Markie and myself played for the school football taem, so did my two brothers, happy days.</p> Wellington Street 1940's Childhood Football School Days William Mooney Hilltown Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:33:40 +0000 lynne.davidson 1328 at Dundee Childhood in 50s <p>I was born in the Overgate in 1957, from there we moved to Shepherds Loan. My first school was Hawkhill. We moved again to Macalpine Road then to Kincardine Street, our next move was to St. Fillans Road. When I was 12 we moved to Wallsend Newcastle.</p> Hawkhill 1950's Childhood Housing School Days Margaret Wright nee Symons Hawkhill Wed, 24 Jun 2015 08:34:58 +0000 lynne.davidson 1325 at School Memories Good and Bad <p>My parents Ella and Bill Scott lived at 132, Dunholm Road, Charleston from 1959-64, they were the first people to live in the house. My dad built the rockery in the front garden, it was still there in 1979. I went to Charleston Primary school from 1960-64 then my family moved to New Zealand. The 3 Thompson children often played with myself and 2 younger sisters, Ann Yvone and Frankie Thompson. Some childrens names I went to school with; Alison Leach, Elizabeth Baird, Alan Low, Martin Smart, Ruth Matheson, Lyn Hackney, Rhona Miles.<span class="read-more"><a href="/reminiscences/school-memories-good-and-bad"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> 1960's Childhood Playing / Games School Days Street Life Catherine Cvjetkovic (nee Harris Scott) Charleston Mon, 01 Jun 2015 10:52:40 +0000 lynne.davidson 1323 at Mitchell Street School <p>I went to Mitchell Street school from 1966-68, primary 6 and 7 classes. My parents lived my mum's parents at 70 Polepark Road after coming back from New Zealand. Miss Joan Drumond was my teacher lovely lady and some of my classmates names; June Campbell, Marion Foy, Marion Finnie, Hazel Stuart, Flora Mcrae, Harry Knapp, Betty MacIntosh, Kevin Fyfe, lots more but don''t remember their names. Catherine Cvjetkovic nee Scott. Western Australia.&nbsp;</p> Polepark Road 1960's Childhood School Days Catherine Cvjetkovic (nee Harris Scott) Polepark Mon, 01 Jun 2015 10:42:44 +0000 lynne.davidson 1322 at Rainbow School <div>Tina so can't believe I forgot the school was called the rainbow, big memory jolt.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> Childhood School Days Lynda Kay (Campbell) Tina Linlathen Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:05:39 +0000 lynne.davidson 1302 at Milnbank Road <p>I remember walking to school in the morning and stopping at the shop that used to be on Milnbank Road across from the bottom of Rosefield Street. You got a 2p mix which did the whole day. At that time I was at Blackness Primary on Blackness Road. I had been moved from Mitchell Street Primary the year before. On the way home at night we would go past the police box on Milnbank Road next to the playpark to see if there was a policeman there we could talk to and ask questions.</p> Milnbank Road Childhood School Days Nigebhoy Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:17:22 +0000 lynne.davidson 1298 at