I asked Opa about Fascism and authoritarianism. Did Nazi Germany happen smack bang in the face, or was it rather little by creeping step. Scarcely noticed.. Till a false flag Reichstag, sets of a police state powder keg, before you know it knock knock its Hanz from the Gestapo. Nobody expects the inquisition.
He has yet to reply regarding that. Although his memoirs he emails are close to the war years.
I remember him telling me about the time he found a crashed spitfire in a ditch. He climbed in to the...
I will always have a fond place in my heart for Bobby Back in the carefree days, when we would wander the city streets till the dawns hours. Going on mission dumps, opening the ashtrays with his key, or as he put it, "City pays me to collect dumps, this my job". Still amuses me peoples reactions to this, his usual response to those laughing and shouting, "I love dumps, dumps for life" . My response was usually, "are you going to buy us tobacco?" Fuck off then“.
Diving in dumpsters, another favourite of Bobby's, it was like a treasure...
It was good seeing Bobby friday even if at the required 6ft social distance
We laughed shared a joke about times, day by day forgotten Reminiscing of the bbqs we used to share in the park. Deceased now of family, music laughter
Bobby mentioned the sisters are defying orders and remaining open, so as to still provide food and basic needs for the vulnerable. How so many of us fall into that category now. I remarked on those doing the same thing here. Both of us agreeing how wonderful humanity's defiance during this is.