The Daily Cuppa
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The Daily Cuppa

When I was a kid, Dad smoked in the car — with the windows closed!

In fact, he smoked in the house too and even sent us over to the dairy to purchase his Pall Mall filter Reds for 52 cents a packet.

Cigarette smoking was the thing to do. They were advertised freely in magazines and billboards; their glamour personified; their harmful effects unknown.

I can remember waiting for Grandad to flick his ash into his fancy device that…



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Barb Dalton

Mum to 3 humans, 2 fur balls. Kiwi-Canuck. Nursing Instructor by day; Rants, reminisces and rhymes by night.