This is my first ever memory which took place in Chester Zoo when I was 2 years old. A tigerwas pacing along the wire fence of its enclosure. I can remember following it as it wa
As a 15 year old schoolboy I worked in the holidays and at weekends as a Catering Assistant.During the summer of 1962 I spent most of my time peeling potatoes in a shed in the ya
I was fortunate to win a giraffe - that is, for naming him. He was born on Good Friday and the name I chose was Godfrey (short for Good Friday). I had the experience of attendi
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