Reminiscing and reviewing past memories of places, items, people etc
Congratulations To All The Kids Who Were Born In The 1940's, 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's !!
I have been given permission to publish this article written by Frank Shenton. Makes interesting reading!
By Jan Rosser | 10 Dec 2020
Turbulent Times And Seeking The Safe And Secure
What strange times we’re living through!
By Anne Harvey | 12 Sep 2020
The Bridges Of Madison County
I've always been an avid reader, and in 1995 read a book, totally different to my normal reading material, titled The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller.
By Rosemary Ann Smith | 22 Aug 2020
Now Where Did I Put My List???
I was thinking yesterday about all the post it notes I have scattered around my house in order to remember things I have to do.
By Jan Rosser | 25 Jun 2020
War Time Experiences Of My Mum Kathleen Cox nee Tirrell (in her own words)
Good friend Sheila Khan has sent me this article written by her mother about her many experinces in WW2.
By Jan Rosser | 10 May 2020
When our kitchens are full of shiny white goods taking much of the labour out of domestic chores, it is easy to forget how recently most of those chores were done by hand.
By Douglas J Lindsay | 23 Feb 2020
It was one of the ironies of winning the Second World War that, from about 1948 onwards, Britain was actually worse off than the Continental countries it had defeated or liberated.
By Douglas J Lindsay | 21 Feb 2020
Taking The Old - Time Tram
Do you remember taking the tram to school?
By Douglas J Lindsay | 20 Feb 2020
Auschwitz March 2015
We don’t take cameras. We’re keen photographers but this is not the place.
By Di Castle | 27 Jan 2020
More Mill Days Memories - And Friendship
In the past, I’ve blogged about my time working in the mill during the 1950s.
By Anne Harvey | 09 Jan 2020
My Visit To Graceland
Since the age of 13, in 1959, I have been an ardent fan of the wonderful singer Elvis Presley.
By Rosemary Ann Smith | 06 Jan 2020
Reviewing 35 Fascinating Facts! - Or Are They?
Some more alleged 'facts' that are circulating around the internet, source unknown. Thirty five of them in all. I do not know if they are 'facts' or not!
By Jan Rosser | 13 Dec 2019
Remembering The Big Freeze - Winter 1962/3 Where Were You When It Happened?
It has been a tad chilly these last few days and nights after our mostly mild November.
By Jan Rosser | 07 Dec 2019
Reviewing The Exmouth Floods In 1960
I was 14 yrs old in 1960. Our family were living in Exmouth, Devon & had just moved into a house in Park Road.
By Rosemary Ann Smith | 27 Nov 2019
Remembering My Interview With Dr Mark Porter MBE MB DS DA DCH
I interviewed Doctor Mark Porter in 2015 for my previous OAPSchat website. Mark regularly broadcasts on Radio 4.
By Jan Rosser | 25 Nov 2019
Reviewing The Joys of Childhood Games - Conkers, Leapfrog, Tiddlywinks And Many More!
I keep thinking about my childhood games and wonder how many of the below ones still being played?
By Jan Rosser | 12 Oct 2019
Forty Years On - Plus!
How many of us, singing that song in school assemblies all those years ago, could imagine ourselves forty years hence, let alone meeting up with our old school mates?
By Anne Harvey | 05 Oct 2019
What Will Become Of Lovely Photos When I Have Gone?
I have been reading the article “The Lost Generation. Is This The End Of The Photo Album? Written by Di Castle”
By Sheila Khan | 26 Sep 2019
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