Bread in Common

Stoke-on-Trent's real bread bakery

Interview with: Gene Edwards

Chris Twigg

Date: 01/05/14

Location: Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Interviewer: Dalit Fishman Hendel

Permission given to use interview for website, exhibition and Staffordshire archive: YES

Question asked “What do you remember about bread or bread baking”.

About 60 years ago my mum let me go to the shop for the first time.  I walked up the cinder track  to the shop and asked for a white sliced loaf.  I paid for it and pu the bread in the wax wrapper, tucked it uner my arm and held the change in my other hand.  I ran all the way back to my mum, handed her the change and the wax wrapper that only had one crust in it.  When I looked behind me there was a trail of white slices up the track.

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