Places

Visiting towns, cities and villages all over the UK and Europe. May include further afield too!


Navy Blue Knickers, Gym Slips and School Dinners - A Review Of My Grammar School

Posted in Places on 21 Nov, 2018 | 828

Grammar School

It’s been a while since I posted a memoir-based blog (apart from last month’s ‘Stranded in New York City’), the last one being ‘Four Schools in One Term’ so I thought it was about time I continued the story with my time at Farnworth Grammar School.

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Wild And Wonderful Northumberland

Posted in Places on 27 Sep, 2018 | 304

Northumberland

Just over a week ago, we returned from a week’s holiday in Northumberland, our fourth holiday there in the space of the last decade. 

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Nursery Life In The 60's - Lego, Beswick Farm Animals, Matchbox Cars, Barbie Dolls, Enid Blyton And Ladybird Picture Books!

Posted in Places on 25 Aug, 2018 | 512

Nursery Life

My late mother, Mary Laughton 10.4.1922 - 1.9.2014  dictated this article to me a few years before she passed away. Delph Joyce has also passed away in 2018 aged 104!

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Public Loos In The UK - Are They Up To The Standard You Should Expect And Can You Nominate One For An Award?

Posted in Places on 09 Aug, 2018 | 515

Public Loos

You are out shopping, on a day trip, travelling on Public transport, at an airport, a station, a service station etc etc and you need the loo.

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Albania — Land Of The Double Headed Eagle

Posted in Places on 08 Aug, 2018 | 277

Albania Eagle

Thirty-three years after the death of its austere leader, Enver Hoxha, this small country in the southwest of the Balkan Peninsula is rapidly unbinding its isolated and stormy past.

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Rowlestone Court - A Great Place To Visit In The Welsh Black Mountains

Posted in Places on 30 Jul, 2018 | 1880

If you live in or near to the Welsh Black Mountains and are looking for an unusual day out in beautiful countryside, do go and visit Rowlestone Court!

My good friend Chris elected to drive from where we live in Hereford and just over 25 minutes later, we arrived. 

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