My father worked at Abergorki Colliery, Mountain Ash.
- Two of his friends were known as Mr Tate and Mr Lyle - they both suffered from sugar diabetes.
- Others were Dai Black and White - he delivered milk in the morning and coal in the afternoon.
- Dai Spitfire belonged to the ATC (Air Training Corps).
- Dinah Pop made and sold what she called lemonade.
- Tommy Buckets had a big head.
Graham Thomas from Cwmbran