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Times Past: Wash Day Dander

This is the second post in a memoir series hosted by Irene Waters over at her blog “Reflections and Nightmares” - "Times Past" is aimed at giving some ‘social insights into the way the world has changed between not only  Continue reading "Times Past: Wash Day Dander" 
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Grandmother’s Footsteps

Grandmother's FootstepsThis bureau was given to my grandmother, Cicely Greenbank in 1930. It was a present bought by colleagues when she left work – as convention required – before getting married. She was a capable woman who quietly bore the frustration of loss of camaraderie and mental exercise, though not without a few sharp quips or advice to ‘make the most of my opportunities’ when out of my grandfather’s earshot!

It’s only looking back I can appreciate how Continue reading “Grandmother’s Footsteps”

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