By Mike Pannett
For a tender lad like Mike Pannett, turning out to be up within the North Yorkshire geographical region within the past due Sixties and early '70s used to be a dream come real. The solar continuously shining, the summer time vacations lasted ceaselessly, and in case you have been despatched to shop for a fish supper for the family members there has been swap on hand from that crumpled pound word. they honestly have been the nice outdated days.
Given a fishing rod, a bottle of dad and a jam sandwich, a lad may wander so far as his motorcycle might take him, and the geographical region was once one great event playground peopled by way of larger-than-life characters and unending possibilities for laughs and larks.
Like many a boy, in spite of the fact that, Mike learns issues the tough method. He is going on a motorcycle journey and winds up in A&E. He attempts to be important round the home—and approximately burns where down. And whilst he is going on a fishing journey it nearly ends with a shipwreck.
He's a probable lad, is Mike, and those are his most likely stories.
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