it was so cold

"It was so cold in the dry cleaning and repairs section in those first months. We would take the bolts of fabric and lay them over the heated pipes supplying the dry cleaning works and then put them over our knees to keep a bit warmer."  

Claire Trigg (nee Doecke) worked for 3 years in the drycleaning and repair section at FJs.  

Claire with the two stroke motorbike she rode to work at FJs in the 50s.  Photo: Claire Doecke album

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