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On 12, Aug 2013 | In | By admin

Cappawhite NS – Martin Allen

Marty, interviewed by his grandson Taylor Allen Flynn, is from Cappawhite and is 72 years of age. He emigrated to England for a number of years and met his wife Elsie there. He returned home to Cappawhite, loves gardening and has written two poetry books.

Topics covered included:

  • Tig
  • Conkers
  • Selling Blackberries
  • Storytelling
  • Hyde Park
  • Emigration
  • Collecting Water
  • Cappawhite Fair
  • The Gooseberry Fair
  • Mealtimes
  • Fishing with the Postman
  • Connie Carey’s Dairy

  • Gallon Sweets
  • Horticulture
  • Baking Bread
  • Making Black Pudding
  • Bone marrow Stews
  • Allotments
  • Killing Chickens
  • Children’s chores
  • The Fox Covert
  • Automobiles
  • Cycling to Town
  • Dancing