Cross Channel

Blessed are the poor in spirit?

Dec 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Cross Channel

It is a day on which to remember her.

Once the post office had been a busy shop, though in such a small village it was probably never a “thriving business”. By the late 1960s the shop facilities were no more than sweets and soft drinks that might be sold to small boys with a handful of pennies. Together with her mother’s pension, the post office provided an income on which the lady and her mother lived; it can never have been very lucrative. There was the sale of stamps, …