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Seaside Holidays ~ 1930s

Summer 2009The Travel Industry Beside the Seaside Seaside Holiday ~ 1880s Seaside Holidays ~ 1930s Barry Island Childhood Holidays Happy Seaside Memories Memorable Summers My Seaside Connections Family Treasure: Ice Cream Wafer Maker Death and the Victorians Poems of...

Seaside Holiday ~ 1880s

Summer 2009The Travel Industry Beside the Seaside Seaside Holiday ~ 1880s Seaside Holidays ~ 1930s Barry Island Childhood Holidays Happy Seaside Memories Memorable Summers My Seaside Connections Family Treasure: Ice Cream Wafer Maker Death and the Victorians Poems of...

Once Upon a Time

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...

John de Fraine

Some thirty years ago while house-hunting we went to see what the agent said was a small chapel ‘ripe for conversion’ in the village of West Wickham in Cambridgeshire. The chapel was tiny and needed far too much done to it for us to afford to make it habitable but...

Wartime memories

I remember it was a lovely sunny Sunday morning the day war broke out. We listened to Mr Chamberlain’s speech on the wireless in the kitchen, the only wireless we had, and my parents were very serious and shooshed us when we, my two younger sisters and I started to...