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A Photo a Day in June ….. June 29th

  Today’s photo is of my beloved great-grandma, Annie Louisa Becker. She died over 45 years ago, at the grand old age of 98 and was, until the very last year or so, always alert and lots of fun.   … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 18th

  HAPPY FATHER’S DAY ………. to my dear old Dad and all the other fathers, whether they are still with us or not.      

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 16th

  This is a bangle that I found recently, in a charity shop.   It was a most serendipitous find as, on inspection, I discovered it was made by  ‘Chrysallis’  and is called  ‘LUCKY STAR’ ….. I adore it, not … Continue reading

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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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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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A Right Knit-Wit

  Do grandmas still knit sweaters and such for their grandchildren ? Well, this one does …………………. (This will be a sweater for my new grandson, Samuel…… though its taking a while because of my damned carpal tunnel syndrome.)   

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Spring Resolutions

  I don’t make New Year Resolutions. Of course, I used to, back in the days when I was innocent and naive enough to believe that I would keep them. When the world was a much simpler place and everything … 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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Lucy’s Christmas Stories

  Way back in December 2011, I wrote a couple of Christmas stories for my dear friend Lucy. I reblog them here, along with the story behind them, in the hope that you will enjoy them.  Okay, they are silly … Continue reading

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Rush

  Its all  GO at the moment ….rush, rush, rush …..Hurry up ! I have so much to do and so little time in which to do it ….or at least, that’s how it seems. Christmas is looming and I’m … Continue reading

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