graham and winnie's story
Graham Hoare - aged 77 when the photograph was taken - was born in Tatworth in 1926. His father worked for the gas board and his grandfather was a gunsmith.
We used to catch eels, we did this before the war. I poached the reservoir, very much so. Worm on a hook, put the lines out late in the evening and go down early in the morning. If you got caught you got a good hiding."
"We had ferrets. We chased everything that had fur or feather on it."