remembers the performing fleas, including the high wire act!
We went to the flea circus that was another strange thing
because it was probably one of the smallest things in Belle Vue, but when you
went in they had a table, it was like Michael Bentine’s Potty Time where you
see the sand moving and things like that.
And they had these fleas, the human fleas they were apparently and they
use to feed them on his arm before it started and you could actually see the
fleas filling up you know making them bigger so you could actually see what
they were. And he used things off charm
bracelets you know the tiny little coaches and prams and stuff like that, and
they had one of the fleas on a high wire walking across with a, holding a pin,
how on earth they got them to hold these things I don’t know. Then there was another one pulling a coronation