I was on my way to work at Rackhams Birmingham. My daughters fiance dropped me at The Maypole, which is near home. As I got out of the car and walked towards the bus stop, I got a real belt from behind and chasing me was large goat. I could not believe my eyes, so I ran, but unfortunately for me, the goat ran quicker, and he belted me into the road. I had a job to scramble onto the bus which was stationary at The Maypole but unfortunately the goat jumped onto the bus as well. There was quite a large crowd gathering to see what was happening. I ran up the stairs and so did the goat, but I pushed backwards with my foot and it slithered down the stairs. It was quite a dramatic moment. Fortunately for me a man caught him and tied him to a tree. I was late for work and told off. I was in quite a state after what had happened but it did cause a laugh.
On the evening of that day, I was on the way home and had a lift from a friend….
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Veronica has an amazing story to tell; from childhood memories of her evacuation during the war to her pantomime days at Gray’s department store and her later years as a beautician at Rackham’s Birmingham. A charming and amusing book that will warm your heart.