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When We Were Young . . .

Friday 13 July 2018   We were sad of getting old It made us restless Oh, I’m so mad I’m getting old It makes me reckless (When We Were Young: Adele Adkins, Tobias Jesso Jr.) Yeah, sorry, this post isn’t … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy And Stupidity Abound

Sunday 19 April 2015 The older I get, the grumpier and less tolerant I’m becoming, and I’m convinced that I’ll end up in a nursing home in my old age and I’ll be the really grumpy-a$$ed ol’ biddy refusing to … Continue reading

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A Grand Memory – Part Two

Tuesday 27 – Thursday 29 March 2012 Charlotte listened intently, captivated by every word despite having heard them hundreds of times. Her great grandfather’s story was akin to legend in the Thornton households; every child, grand and great grandchild knew … Continue reading

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A Grand Memory – Part One

Sunday 25 – Tuesday 27 March 2012 A few strands of wispy hair fell across the old man’s brow. His brown eyes, once vibrant and alive, now barely glistened with any life at all. He was tired and done with … Continue reading

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