Yesterday’s Dumplings by Chrissie Pye

We would like to thank the Mrs Pye, her family and the publishers 'Lazy Daisy Publishing' for permission to publish this book on the Internet. The story is of one young girls experience of life in Watton in about 1925.

Daisies in the meadow, Horses by the gate,
Hens a’ scratching ‘round the yard, And dumplings on my plate.



Chapter 1 - The thing I remember most clearly.
Chapter 2 - On awakening next morning.
Chapter 3 - It was a perfect May morning.
Chapter 4 - A dream was realised.
Chapter 5 - The memory has a remarkable filing system
Chapter 6 - The word HARVEST stood out.
Chapter 7 - With September came another school term.
Chapter 8 - Watton show was held.
Chapter 9 - For four years we had all lived at Grove Farm.




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