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After 65 years secreted away in a plastic bag, they were discovered by my Aunt last year.
The represent the most precious cargo, for these letters were written during England's war years and date from 1943 to 1947. They were tokens of love between my grandmother (at home, husbandless,…Continue
Added by SaveEveryStep on October 12, 2011 at 6:27am — No Comments
Harvest festival. Corn dollies, scarecrows and all manner of crafting entertainment for kids. The time of year that signals Autumn's arrival more than any other.
I can recall being no more than about 5 years old when a shoe box full of stuff (that bore no resemblance to actual shoes) was…Continue
Added by SaveEveryStep on October 12, 2011 at 6:25am — No Comments
All throughout my childhood I can remember people telling me that I had pretty eyes. These days it is hard to find them beneath the crinkles, and I have noticed that I now have to contort my face into a kind of Joker-style grin in order to stretch out the skin far enough to apply eye-liner.
As a girl, my mother would stare into my eyes for long periods of time. "Don't you look like your…Continue
Added by SaveEveryStep on September 27, 2011 at 7:12am — No Comments
We may not call it 'Fall' over here, but I felt all Chicken Licken this week when sharp prickly objects started dropping out of the sky in high winds. Yep, it's Conker season.
This is the first time I've made a big deal out of conkers with my little one, and holey moley I wish I hadn't bothered.....it turned into a major hissy fit when he thought he could take possession of each and…Continue
Added by SaveEveryStep on September 16, 2011 at 6:36am — No Comments
Added by SaveEveryStep on August 11, 2011 at 6:53am — No Comments