May 14, 2004

My First … Alcoholic Drink

1983. The Fire Station Hall School Disco I’d badgered by parents for weeks to let me go, without the chaperoning influence of my elder sister. One week before the event of the year, they folded under the continuous pressure and … Continue reading

May 13, 2004

My first … hayfield liaison

I’ll admit I can be somewhat brazen at times. Not that often, but when it happens I tend to just go with it, after all why fight Mother Nature? One afternoon in late summer I was in a pub waiting … Continue reading

May 12, 2004

My First … Car

I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for mechanical things, being more into Meccano than Barbie when younger. I had scooters then motorbikes long before I thought about having a car. So I was approaching my 21st birthday … Continue reading

May 11, 2004

My First… paid employment

At the age of eleven I was living on an RAF base in Germany. Normally I enjoyed the relocation to a new country every three years or so, but the move from England a couple of months earlier had been … Continue reading

May 10, 2004

My First … guest post

Estee and I, sadly lacking in both the wit and imagination of previous guests here at uborka, struggled and then finally came up with a theme. Well, a theme of sorts. We would do a series entitled My First …, … Continue reading