…Today we had to sit through one and a half hours of assembly.
It was that long because it was the first one in the school year
and also because we had to sing Happy Birthday individually
to about 20 people who had birthdays during the summer holiday
and in the past week.
For lunch today we had salad, potatoes and meat and for
pudding we had a chocolate cake with chocolate icing on top
with coloured hundreds and thousands on top of that…
It was all about the details back then. Not who said what to whom; rather, who ate when, topped with what.