Pouches of Salt
"When we arrived, Ann's granny let us
in, then immediately returned to her chair by the fire and continued
with her work.
In her lap she had a bowl of salt and
with utmost precision she would pick up these tiny pieces of dark
blue paper, and with a tiny spoon scoop some salt into each one then
screw it up, and place into a bag which already contained hundreds
of these little packets, ready for pick up.
She was the only person who did this for
the company. We left there with the finished goods.
I was amazed to think that each
time I had enjoyed these crisps that a dear old lady had put the
little pouch of salt together by hand.
How simply things were done in years