A Likely Tale, Lad: Laughs & Larks Growing Up in the 1970's by Mike Pannett

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By Mike Pannett

For a tender lad like Mike Pannett, becoming up within the North Yorkshire geographical region within the overdue Sixties and early '70s was once a dream come actual. The solar continuously shining, the summer time vacation trips lasted endlessly, and for those who have been despatched to shop for a fish supper for the family members there has been switch available from that crumpled pound be aware. they truly have been the nice previous days.

Given a fishing rod, a bottle of dad and a jam sandwich, a lad may perhaps wander so far as his motorbike may take him, and the nation-state was once one tremendous experience playground peopled through larger-than-life characters and unending possibilities for laughs and larks.

Like many a boy, even if, Mike learns issues the not easy means. He is going on a motorbike trip and winds up in A&E. He attempts to be important round the home—and approximately burns where down. And while he is going on a fishing journey it virtually ends with a shipwreck.

He's a possible lad, is Mike, and those are his most probably stories.

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