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A Trip Down Memory Lane: Grandad

I looked at the frail form lying so still on the hospital bed. Tears threatened to fall. I blinked them back, but they wouldn’t have it. I let them come. This was it – time to say my last goodbye … Continue reading

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Music Memories

There I was, eleven years old, glumly trudging round the shops with Mum and Dad, when I saw it – the sign. It was in the shop window of Clarks shoe shop – ‘Free with any pair of school shoes … Continue reading

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A Trip Down Memory Lane: The Tooth Fairy

I’ll never forget the excitement of when I lost my first tooth. After all, I was the last one in my whole class, the whole year in fact, to lose their first tooth. I remember my friends telling tales of … Continue reading

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Music Memories

In 1986, my favourite TV programme was Top of the Pops. Every Thursday night, I could be found glued to the TV waiting to hear if my favourite song had made it to the prestigious No.1 slot. Mum and Dad … Continue reading

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A Trip Down Memory Lane: My favourite Toy

We all have a favourite toy from our childhood, don’t we? A teddy that we took around with us, wherever we went, no matter how tattered and torn it looked. Or a doll or soldier that we lovingly created stories … 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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Guest Writer Spot

This is my final blog post before Christmas so of course, it has to be a Christmas one. Have a wonderful Christmas all of you and a very Happy New Year.  My Guest Writer this week is Sharon Harvey, one … Continue reading

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

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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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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