Category Archives: family

A Photo a Day in June …June 22nd

  I’m afraid I am 4 days behind with my  ‘Photo a Day’ Challenge. This is because I have been away ‘Teenager sitting’. My son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Tracey, have been having a weekend break, camping at Oliver’s Mount … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 18th

  HAPPY FATHER’S DAY ………. to my dear old Dad and all the other fathers, whether they are still with us or not.      

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A Photo a Day in June …… June 5th

  Today’s photograph is another old one.  It shows me with my sister Gill in 1951 (approx) I don’t  remember the day it was taken, but apparently it was the day before we left Brighton (where we were both born) … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June ……… June 3rd

      I am fortunate to have quite a few old photographs, and this is one of my favourites. ( I’m sure you will forgive me for posting a photo that I didn’t take myself ) It shows me … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 2nd

Today is another sunny day, although rain is forecast later. I fancied something cool at lunchtime and, lo and behold, the strident tone of  ‘Greensleeves’  interrupted the peace of the day …. Yes, THE ICE-CREAM MAN …. in his brightly … Continue reading

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  I did not post a blog last week.   Well it seemed wrong to be re-blogging tales of my idyllic childhood when so many shining youngsters have had their lives cut short by an evil terrorist.  Hopes and dreams … Continue reading

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Lanny’s Cafe

  Last Friday I re-blogged a post about my childhood.  This was surprisingly well received; it seems that a great many of my readers had similar childhoods. In fact one of my Facebook friends, an old acquaintance who is the … Continue reading

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Scrubbed Doorsteps and the Smell of Carbolic

  As today is a Saturday …a day of football and rugby on the ‘tele’ …. I thought I would reblog this piece.  Food for thought, perhaps ……        SCRUBBED DOORSTEPS AND THE SMELL OF CARBOLIC I can … Continue reading

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Sun Hats in the Isis

    Bit of a busy day, so I have reblogged an old story.  Sorry about that !   SUN HATS IN THE ISIS It was a melancholy task for a sultry summer’s day and I felt a pang of … Continue reading

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A Right Knit-Wit

  Do grandmas still knit sweaters and such for their grandchildren ? Well, this one does …………………. (This will be a sweater for my new grandson, Samuel…… though its taking a while because of my damned carpal tunnel syndrome.)   

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