Chewing the fat last night and we go onto your childhood memories the ones that stick foremost in your mind. I recall 2 but in a way they were not happy ones at the time, but looking back now I laugh at them. I was at the age of 11 a smoker (do not now and have not for over 25 years) I was with friends being the big I am and one of them shouted here,s your dad who had just arrived home from work so I nipped the end of the cigarette as I did not want to waste it and placed the remainder in my jacket pocket. My dad then said "come on walk with me as your dinner will be ready soon" We reached the house and I was told to go wash my hands so I did placed my jacket on the hall banister and then sat down at the dinner table whereupon my dad came into the room and said to me "you have been smoking" "I have not I said honestly" "Oh yes you have and do you know how I know your jacket is on fire". The nipped cigarette had taken light and burned a hole in my jacket pocket ! Result a good slapping and made to stay in for a week.
The 2nd one was me and my sister also a smoker decided to tell my mum we were going to tidy our rooms and went upstairs put the bed against the door and lit up a cigarette and there we were thinking how clever we were when my dads face appeared at the bedroom window as he had decided to clean the windows at the same time. Result another slapping and 2 weeks in the house after school !! Oh sweet sweet memories.