Frances Thompson – interview

I was born in 1939. Living on rations was hard, we had to share everything. You was only allowed ounces, not kilos. You used to have to queue for everything, even a loaf of bread or a bottle of milk. Any food stuff. If me mom could get enough meat to do a stew it would have to last us more than one day so our portions were small portions, just enough to keep us going. We all survived. We all got on. We just had to cope with it and carry on.