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Boyhood Wartime Memories

Autumn 2010My Little Brown Suitcase, Rabbits and Junket Boyhood Wartime Memories Served in WW2 A VC in the family Corporal or Major, OBE or MC ……. or perhaps not? School log books from WW2 Digging for Victory Halifax Explosion of 1917 Newhaven Fort The Clothes Brush...

Childhood Holidays

My childhood holidays consisted of two weeks in Blackpool every August, although we used to return there a few weeks later for a number of days to see the illuminations. Other than that, my father used to take us in the car most Sundays to Skegness or Mablethorpe when...

The Ideal Temperament

I had an aunt, Doris Morley, who was a nurse, and a great aunt, Rose Mary Ann Morley, who was a midwife. Doris was born in Nottingham in 1904 and was a lovely lady who was kind and gentle, yet sensible and practical. In fact the ideal temperament to become a nurse....

An Actor in Repertory Theatre

December 2008Once Upon a Time Behind the Curtain A Dramatic Dynasty Impresario and Philanthropist An Actor in Repertory Theatre A Thoroughly Modern Woman By Golly The Acme of Versatility Charles Dickens Glyndebourne Opera House Safe and Steady Sam My Family Treasure...