April 23, 1971

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

First published in Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Nostalgia Editor

What sort of people live in Watford? All the daffodils growing down the main drive of Cassiobury Park disappeared last week. One of the park keepers told me they had all been picked by members of the general public during the weekend. I have come to the conclusion that Watford deserves the concrete jungle it is becoming.

[A letter from the Watford Observer of April 23, 1971]

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