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Black Jacks, Fruit Salads, Cricket Stumps on the Wall by Brian Watson

Black Jacks, Fruit Salads, Cricket Stumps on the WallPlaying cricket with stumps chalked onto a wall? Trying your first cigarette on the walk home from school?

Brian Watson recalls these and many other magical moments from his 1950s London childhood and brings the era vividly back to life with his funny, evocative verse and stunning photographic recreations of the time.

Deeply aware that his childhood exploits were only possible because of the sacrifices made during the Second World War, Brian Watson includes a moving tribute to the Battle of Britain pilots – ‘The Few’ and to ‘Bomber Command’ to whom subsequent generations owe so much.

£12.99 Hardback

For more information contact Brian Watson: 

Or contact Laura Lockington: 01273 720900 or

0800 169 2942

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