Monthly Archives: June 2008

Ethel, in kindergarden or Sunday school?

I thought I’d better do something with these photos before they deteriorate any further. I need to find out where they were taken. Ethel is so small that it must have been a Sunday school or a kindergarden. The latter … Continue reading

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For king and country

I found the following post related to Tom’s battalion on The Great War Forum “The 2/22nd Battalion the London Regiment did not publish an official battalion war history, however it was recorded that the battalion was an aggressive fighting battalion … Continue reading

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Tom’s military service

I found quite a bit of information on the Internet related to Tom’s military service in the Great War. Tom was a member of the 2nd battalion of the 22nd London Regiment (2/22). The regiment was known as the “Queens” … Continue reading

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Uncle Tom

One of the most powerful memories I have from my childhood concerns my Uncle Tom. He was Mum’s only sibling, older than her by two years (Mum was a twin but I understand Nan lost the other baby during the … Continue reading

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A Life on the Ocean Wave

I have always loved boats but never had the opportunity to learn how to sail. I received some photos from a friend who has just sailed a small boat across the Atlantic. He has done it a number of times … Continue reading

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Battersea Power Station

Last night I watched a documentary about the schoolkids who sang on Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” and what has happened to them over the last 25 years. It was interesting and quite touching. Then I watched David Gilmour’s concert at … Continue reading

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The Summer Solstice

You can see some photos of the kind of antics that people will be getting up to at Stonehenge this weekend here.

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