Tag Archives: 1950s

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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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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Day 50 of 100 Pleats ……. Crystal ….. Celebrations and Optimism

Day 50 of the 100 Pleats in 100 Days Challenge that was set by Melissa and Claire from Stone Bridge hair Accessories. Yes !!!!  Day 50 !!!!  ……Half way there ! By way of celebration I have decorated my tight knot with … Continue reading

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Nostalgia and Parking Like a Dickhead ………….. Day 92 of 100

As you know, I am looking after two of my grandchildren for a couple of weeks.  Lillian is 15, so she is perfectly capable of  walking  to school on her own.  Gabriel is 7 and, as his school is over … Continue reading

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I Just ADORE Nigel Slater …….Day 91 of 100

This evening sees the start of a new six-part series of cooking programmes, featuring the wonderful Mr Nigel Slater.  They begin at 19.30 0n BBC1……… ‘Nigel Slater: Eating Together’. I have previously written about my admiration for his cookery books … Continue reading

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One Roller Skate ………………………….. Day 75 of 100

Gosh ….Day 75 ……. I’m three-quarters of the way through my challenge.  I hope I haven’t been too tiresome,  with my rather eclectic mixture of memories; village news and general ramblings.  Sometimes I’m at a loss as to what to … Continue reading

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Not Pollyanna Today …….. Day 14 of 100

I’m usually annoyingly upbeat …… I always look on the bright side of every situation. I am an eternal optimist and can always find something to be  ‘glad’  about. My friends and family often say that it is one of … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day for 100 Days …….. Day 18

  !8 of 100 There must surely be a television in almost every house-hold in Britain. In fact, I think many homes will have more than one. They are in the sitting-rooms; huge, 40 inch,  flat-screened things, often mounted high … Continue reading

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One Roller skate

Yesterday I had a short discussion with a couple of friends on Twitter.  We were chatting about  ‘soft play’  groups and the fact that very few children are allowed to be  ‘free’  nowadays.  They don’t learn about dealing with danger, … Continue reading

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