Category Archives: nostalgia

My Grandad – Master Of Coppit And Boxes

Just before my grandad died, he said to me, “Don’t ever grow up. I never have.” He was 93 years old and I was 36.  Everyone thinks their grandad is special and mine certainly was. Father to six and grandfather … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week/They Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To – Part Seven

This series of Funny of the Week is one of nostalgia, taking a trip back in time to newspaper ads of old. Though, you wouldn’t see any ads like these now. It just shows how times have moved on and … Continue reading

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More Music Memories

Lady in Red When I was fourteen, we used to visit my nan most Sundays. She lived a good hour or so away so Mum, Dad and I travelled by car to see her. I didn’t like travelling by car … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week/They Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To Part Six

This series of Funny of the Week is one of nostalgia, taking a trip back in time to newspaper ads of old. Though, you wouldn’t see any ads like these now. It just shows how times have moved on and … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week/They Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To Part Five

This series of Funny of the Week is one of nostalgia, taking a trip back in time to newspaper ads of old. Though, you wouldn’t see any ads like these now. It just shows how times have moved on and … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week/They Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To Part Three

This series of Funny of the Week is one of nostalgia, where we take a trip back in time to newspaper ads of old. Though, you wouldn’t see any ads like these now… If you missed part one, click here. … Continue reading

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China Girl

This well-worn photo is of my wonderful grandmother, Joan. My grandfather, Ken carried it around in his pocket while he was away fighting in the Second World War. The following story takes a trip back down memory lane – to … Continue reading

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