"This photo was taken in on a railway picnic outing
from St Margaret's Railway in 1947, when I was seven years old.
I think the photo would
have been taken in Peebles, but I can't be sure.
That's where we used to go on railway functions.
mother, Catherine (Kate) Hastie, is standing second-left at the back.
My brother, Jim, 9 years old, is standing in front of her.
I'm bottom right,
sitting on the grass, looking sorry for myself,
holding a stick and being threaten by the boxer
Ian Hastie, Coventry, Warwickshire, England: July 7+12,