by MIss Anon
Another happy time in Llangefni was Easter.
In those days I speak about the late 50s and early 60s, it was still usual for children to go clapping for eggs as having chocolate eggs was indeed a treat to be savoured.
Hot cross buns were only available for a short period of time,unlike today when they can be bought all year. On Good Friday the bakeries were usually only open in the morning to get your buns.
Easter Sunday was a day for church or chapel and if you were lucky you had a new outfit or bonnet to wear for me it was usually hand me down stuff.
Then came Easter Monday and that meant football. Llangefni was the centre for a major football competition,people and teams came from all over Anglesey and beyond, games were played on the field in the shadow of the Graig.
Most shops were shut but the pubs made a roaring trade with usually a few drunken skirmishes but all good natured.The winners cup was always something the teams really wanted to win. Happy days I wonder if the competition is still held?
Make Your Anglesey Holidays Really Special
Anglesey Hidden Gem and Appalling Lies & Inspiring Missives
Create more wonderful memories and experiences for you and your family and friends when you visit Anglesey.
Anglesey Hidden Gem
It is a simple and obvious thing to say, that any view or place is improved significantly when you have stories and knowledge attached to what you are viewing.
May I therefore invite you to have a look at my book ‘Anglesey Hidden Gem’.
This book is full of the known and unexpected places off the beaten path you might wish to visit and offers you stories that will bring to life the distant and recent past.
Please click on the image above for more information.
By the way, Anglesey Hidden Gem is currently part of my Easter Book Sale with greatly reduced prices for this week.
‘Appalling Lies & Inspiring Missives from Anglesey'
You may also like to learn of who we are on Anglesey, of our history, character and especially our humour.
In ‘Appalling Lies & Inspiring Missives from Anglesey’ I offer you the opportunity to learn about us.
It is available in both Kindle and Paperback versions.
Also part of my Easter Book Sale with greatly reduced prices for this week.