Tag Archives: family

Guest Writer Spot

Please give a warm welcome to Bindu Midha who is appearing in my Guest Writer Spot for the first time. She has written a lovely piece. Here’s a little bit about her before you read her writing: A writer, teacher, and … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

This week’s challenge is to write a story, limerick or poem on the subject of: Favourite family holidays Last week’s theme was favourite childhood memories. Here are a few of yours: Keith Channing Not yet four, I could feel the … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

I’m pleased to welcome Sharon Harvey back into my Guest Writer Spot. She’s one of my wonderful students. Here, she writes about her lovely Auntie Lil: Every Wednesday, my late auntie would take me to the local swimming baths to … Continue reading

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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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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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A Trip Down Memory Lane

I came across this photo of my grandad and I recently. It made me smile; I’d been so lucky to have such a great relationship with my grandad and saw him all the time when I was growing up. But … Continue reading

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