Cosy Corners in Depression and War

Autobiography of Joan Hughes

The story of one person's nests
Childhood   1928 to 1939

May Steet, London   1928 to 1939

Star School, London   1933? to 1939

Life Indoors   1928 to 1939

Summers in the Country 1935 to 1939

Outings

War   1939 to 1942

War   1942 to 1945

War's end   September 1944 to 1945

Civil Service Clerical   1945 to 1946

Science and religion   1947 to 1949

Chemistry   1950 to 1959

The Sixties   1960 to 1963

Teaching   1963

Birmingham University   1965 to 1966

Cadburys   from Autumn 1966

Rubery Hill   1968

1969 to 1971

Extracts from my Goodmayes Hospital Diary 1972

before after

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Time Line 1928

Index

Anderson shelter

antibiotics 1942 - 1946

Beer 1930s

Betting 1930s

Birmingham

Birmingham University

Bolton

books autumn 1946

Branksmere

Broadstairs scare 1930s

Cars 1930s

chemistry a man's job in 1959

chemistry publications

coffee-tables

Coronation

Cosy Corner sweet shop 1930s


diptheria 1936?

Edme Villas

Errands 1930s

Games 1930s

Gordona 1930s
Gordona 1940
Gordona 1942
Gordona bought

Horses 1930s

hospital visiting

Lamp Lighter 1930s

Largactil

Latin mass

Lawford 1930s

Manchester

Manningtree 1930s

marxism

menstruation

mini-skirts

Mistley Church 1930s

museums 1930s

Nardil

pneumonia 1942

Rome 1950

Rubery Hill Mental Hospital

sex education 1942

Silver Jubilee

Street Piano 1930s

sulphonamides 1942 - 1946

Variety Theatre 1930s

War 1939


Copyright Joan Hughes 1993-1997. Published with permission.