Tag Archives: childhood

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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Alice ………. Day 8 of 100

  Today, you find me rather lacking in inspiration ……Actually that’s not strictly true ……. I have inspiration but lack the will and spirit to write very much. I am in the dolldrums ….a place I find myself inhabiting far … 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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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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Day 12 of 100 Pleats ….. Where Are The Butterflies ?

                 Day 12 …..and here I am with a very pretty, but discreet, little butterfly in my hair ……………….. see … I CAN do subtle !!! Don’t you just adore butterflies ? I do … Continue reading

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