Category Archives: memories

A Photo a Day in June ….. June 6th

  BIRKHALL SERENDIPITY AT SOLOLIA Carys Sept 5th 2005 – June 6th 2015 She was my loyal and beloved companion for 10 years and I miss her every day.   Advertisements

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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 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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You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Last week I ventured into the pretty market town of Beverley, some 5 miles or so from my home.  Due to my current illness, I am unsteady on my feet, so did not intend to tarry for long. I just needed … 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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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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