Tag Archives: childhood

The Door ….. (Part Two)

(Continued) I, rather apprehensively, opened the door. At first it resisted my efforts and I pulled and pushed to no avail. But, suddenly it swung open and I gasped in amazement. I guess I had half expected —no, TOTALLY expected, … Continue reading

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The Door

This week, Marian posted a visual prompt for the WRITE-ON group.  Well, the picture evoked all sorts of ideas and appeared to be ideal inspiration for a short story. However, brevity is not my forte and I had written five … Continue reading

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The River

The recent picture prompt for the WRITE-ON group was this photo of a river.  At first I thought I would probably write a short story, but then this poem popped into my head and who am I to argue with … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 8

  DAY 8   TEA CARDS   You used to get cards, In packets of tea. Small rectangles, Completely free. The subjects ranged From nature to sport. And you’d learn some facts You were never taught. You could send for … 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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  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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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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Happy Birthday Natasha

  HAPPY BIRTHDAY NATASHA   Today my gorgeous granddaughter, Natasha, is 17 years old …… SEVENTEEN ……. gosh ! We all always say, ” I can’t believe how the time has flown.  Where did the years go ?“ But really … Continue reading

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