Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Sand Pit

When I was about four my sister and I carefully moved the sandpit into the living room, shovel by shovel, because it was raining outside and the sand was getting wet. Whilst my mother was cleaning that up, we carefully … Continue reading

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Blackie

A couple of days ago, I was reacquainted with an old friend. ‘Blackie’, the toy dog I won at a school tombola thirty years ago. Of course, those were more innocent times. I don’t think you would get many parents … Continue reading

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Chocolate Meringue

One of the things that I remember most clearly about the time I spent living in Kingsbury is the baker’s shop. I don’t remember anything else about the town other than that shop and the railway station. I remember going … Continue reading

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School’s Out

The schools in the area where I live broke up for summer today. All across the nation, children are celebrating the end (or, in some unlucky cases, the imminent end) of another school year. I was at school from just … Continue reading

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I Could Be Happy

Someone asked, after the last post, when I had experienced true happiness. This is a difficult question to answer, because I am not sure what true happiness really is. When you are a child, there are many times when you … Continue reading

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When I Fall In Love

When I started this blog, I wasn’t exactly expecting the questions to roll in. In fact, I wasn’t expecting any questions or comments to arrive at all. I was, therefore, more than a little surprised to get a question within … Continue reading

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Why?

“Oh look, another blog!”, I can’t hear you crying. Just what the world needs, isn’t it? Another blog? Particularly another blog by someone who already has several, which appear with varying degrees of frequency. Well, let me tell you something. … Continue reading

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