Monthly Archives: December 2003

Queen Mary Sails

The last time a ship called Queen Mary was heard sounding her horn in Southampton was in 1967 when she sailed her last voyage to Long Beach, California. It must have been 1967 when I moved to a village called … Continue reading

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Fathers First Car

In the early fifties you had to go on a waiting list in order to buy a new car. In 1951 my father got his first car. It was a Ford Prefect. I remember coming home one Thursday from school … Continue reading

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The old cow next door (OCND) got up late today, well lets say 8.30am is late because normally she’d be getting up at 7.00am. How would I know and why would I care? Her lavatory flush that’s how I know. … Continue reading

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