Category Archives: Memories

Wanted: an all-round aide

Forty years ago today I started my first proper job, as secretary and all-round aide to author Charles Owen. Continue reading

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My mum’s centenary

Today, 31 March 2017, my Mum is 100 years old. Here is a little bit about her. Continue reading

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Digi-decade

Ten years of a digital camera, 17,732 photos, 4.8 a day. Continue reading

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Today my Dad would have been 100

My Dad, Jay Ashbrook, would have been 100 today, 26 July. Continue reading

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Unforgotten field

Remembering sports days more than 50 years ago at Knotty Green cricket club field. Continue reading

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Last time round

Last time we had a referendum on Europe I seemed to be in blissful ignorance. Continue reading

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A day of outdoor anniversaries

24 April is a day of outdoor anniversaries, and I marked it with a lovely Dartmoor walk. Continue reading

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