writing my autobiography. I was
brought up in 18 Loganlea Terrace between 1940
and 1952 and have very happy memories. My
Grandparents were Willie and Mary Oliver.
Their house was on the ground floor on the right."
"I was too
young to remember the bombs falling, but I
remember the devastation when I was taken
to the nursery school at Craigentinny School."
recollection that is clearly in my mind was when a raid was taking
place. Nobody in the block would go into
the air raid shelters, but all the six
families congregated in my grandparents'
It was early hours of the morning and I
was on the settee with my mother in the
living room. Mrs Headspeath from the flat above arrived in her fur
coat with he nightie hanging below the hem. Goodness knows why she
chose to wear that coat. Maybe she wanted to meet her maker properly
Archie Laurie: March 22,