In this final collection of stories by well-known York writer, Rita Jerram, Rita recalls her father’s eventful life and her own youth. This delightful memoir vividly records a vanished world. It is made up of a series of short stories which can be read individually, or as a whole; which document the ups and downs of a tally man’s life. This memoir is filled with humour and tragedy while revealing the fascinating life of this one man. From love to war, to holidays and illnesses, Rita draws the reader you into her family life and dramas.