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What really happened to the gun carriage?

I have a very tatty photograph of a gun carriage sitting in a garden.  My mother always told me that it was my father’s fault that it ended up there, although she never told me exactly what happened. I knew my father, Benjamin Thomas, was in the Royal Horse...

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway

My husband John was made redundant, at the age of 49, when the air conditioning firm where he had worked for 30 years closed down and relocated to the mainland. After trying desperately to find another job, and being told, “Sorry, you’re too old”, he decided he would...