After she’d moved on to the Carved Angel tho‘.
A quintessentially English woman with handsome features and a frank, steadfast expression, Molyneux learnt her craft under the flamboyant George Perry-Smith at the Hole in the Wall in Bath.
Came back from the US, where I’d been working as a waiter/bartender. Making $50 to $100 a shift.
Got to the Hole in the Wall. Made £49 in my first week, including tips that was, for a 48 hour week.
When I moved on – after 4 weeks – to something better paid I was told “Well, you’ve just not got it in you to do proper food, do you?”
Well, no, near slavery never has been a desire of mine. Lordy Be the “fine food” sector was badly paid back then.