Category Archives: 2000’s

Antigone, June 1996 – September 2015

Antigone died yesterday between 16:15 and 16:30, aged 19 years and 3 months. She was euthanised on my say so over the phone. I did not say goodbye because she was 15 miles away at the PDSA. I feel bad … Continue reading

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Mother Dies

Mother died on June 14th, 2011 at the age of 94. I am not sure why she died or why she was admitted to hospital in the first place just 14 days or so earlier. One thing is certain – … Continue reading

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Goose Fair

I am posting on this blog but it may not be noticed because in order for them to follow previous articles sequentially I am pre dating them. As for now, well there isn’t much to say. It is Goose Fair … Continue reading

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Loose Ends

I’m sorting through cine film and pics I took in the early 60’s with a view to completing my film making efforts for that era. Amongst my group of friends I was the only one taking colour pics let alone … Continue reading

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When Will They Ever Learn? #3

The most important thing parents have to do is to raise their children to adults without screwing them up. What happens to children especially those under ten, because that’s the most impressionable age, stays with them for the rest of … Continue reading

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When Will They Ever Learn? #2

My father had two brothers and one day way back in the mists of time there was a fall out. His middle brother fell out with the eldest and from that day on there was no contact between them or … Continue reading

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When Will They Ever Learn? #1

I said in an earlier entry ‘Remembering Grandfather #2’ that my parents had no respect for my grandfather and used to upset me as an 8 year old with their disparaging comments and put downs. I took him as I … Continue reading

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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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The OCND

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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