Category Archives: memories

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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Happy Birthday, Grandad !!

  I have been neglecting my blog so much, recently, that you must surely think I have forgotten about it altogether. I guess life and a general feeling of ennui and also illness, has got in the way and I … Continue reading

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My Christmas Message

        I wanted to share my thoughts about this time of year and so I revisited my posts from past years, for some inspiration and found this. It was originally posted on my old blog “Tilting at … Continue reading

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Seven Days of Random Photos …. Day 4 …. Hanging on the Telephone

  This is a photo of my dear old Dad. The photo was taken last week, when I was spending a couple of days with him and we went out for lunch. He is 95 and lives in a bungalow … Continue reading

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Scones …… Day 20 of 100

Today I decided to do some baking.  I don’t bake often nowadays, because my children and grandchildren all live too far away to pop in for cakes and biscuits ….and OH and I try not to eat too many sweet … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend and Family Traditions

Gosh ….where does the time go ?  I can actually remember the day this photo was taken …..I know its almost unbelievable, but I really can. My Dad was still in the army and we lived in  ‘Married Quarters’ near … Continue reading

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Do They Still ‘Snog’ in the Back Row at the Cinema ?

  Well ….Do they ? I only ask because, whilst flicking through the  Radio Times  last night, I noticed that one of the channels is showing, what they call  ‘Classic Films‘  every day. Actually, the name may be a little … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Grandad !

    Today would have been my Grandad’s birthday …… Oh but please don’t worry,  its not a day for great sadness……. No, no, not at all.  He died over 36 years ago and now I am able to smile … Continue reading

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