As you all know last week we attended Pickering 1940's weekend and I must say we're both now firmly "hooked", so much so that Mr Lucey suggested we get an old butcher's bike to do up and take to fair's.
My dad was a master butcher and had one of these bikes and Howard the "errand boy" used to deliver the orders on it, when we were little me and my sister used to take turns riding in the big basket up front.
So after browsing on e bay we found just what we were looking for and after parting with "a few bob" we got it delivered this morning, it does need a bit of work doing to it to bring it back to it's former glory but hey all that's part of the fun!!
The bike was issued to the Essex CO-OP and has a CWS badge on the front, Mr Lucey will be "doing it up" while I look for a lovely big basket where maybe I could cadge a ride!!