How we never came down with typhoid or cholera I'll never know.
That's where the locals took their unwanted pets to drown, in a sack with a brick inside. After a while the sacks floated to the surface.
Sounds horrible, but that's how it was done, back in the day.
That's where we spent most of the summer holidays, half a dozen of us, sitting on an old railway sleeper, paddling our way across the quarry, pushing the old sacks aside as we passed them
Not a swimming costume in sight.
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