Wendover is a picturesque village in Buckinghamshire and often described as the gateway to the Chiltern Hills. I know it well. My wife and I were married at St Mary’s parish church, our children attended the local primary school and I taught at the secondary school for nearly 40 years. Members of our family lie at rest in the churchyard. This setting is where my story takes place.
Archives For Coins
Between the first and second lick of paint on the kitchen door and taking a well-earned coffee break Derek, our painter and decorator friend, reminisced about finding an unusual coin whilst walking along the canal bank.
I never knew that the words Brummie or Brummagem were sometimes used to describe anything of poor quality. Indeed, I had always associated anything made in the city of Birmingham with the highest of standards, and was only ever familiar with those terms when used to describe a person who talked with a Black Country accent.