During Christmas 2014, Linda Mackie contacted me sharing this family photo.
Linda told me, “Here is a photo of my mum, (Mary Mackie nee Pearson, my foster grannie Sarah Cook, myself, Linda, my wee sisters Ann and Jane in the public park at Blantyre in 1953/4 summer of…as you can see my Dad wrote underneath it “the three horrors.”
A smile would surely have been on Linda’s Dads face as he knowingly wrote that cheeky message for future generations to look back on.
Anne McKillop told me on Social media, “I knew Mary Mackie and her Mother Mrs Pearson. I worked in the village co-op and sometimes served them.When I went out on the mobile shop, Mary would bring out a pot of tea for us on cold nights. I remember Mary being a lovely person“