Category Archives: memories

Postcards from my past / 5 Colditz

As a young teenager, I was an avid watcher of the 1970s TV series Colditz (I can still hear that theme tune….), and I always wanted to go and see the place for myself. A trip to Eastern Germany in

Postcards from my past / 5 Colditz

As a young teenager, I was an avid watcher of the 1970s TV series Colditz (I can still hear that theme tune….), and I always wanted to go and see the place for myself. A trip to Eastern Germany in

Postcards from my Past / 4 Tyneham

I don’t remember how old I was the first time I saw Tyneham – mid teens or late teens, perhaps.  We would have been staying in the area, and were on one of pater’s walks.  I remember we were going

Postcards from my Past / 4 Tyneham

I don’t remember how old I was the first time I saw Tyneham – mid teens or late teens, perhaps.  We would have been staying in the area, and were on one of pater’s walks.  I remember we were going

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I

Postcards from my Past / 2 Vortigern’s Valley

The second strong memory from my young days that I will share is another that I have no photographs of….apart from a low resolution solarised image. Vortigern’s Valley (Nant Gwrtheyrn) I am aged about 11 or 12, and we are

Postcards from my Past / 2 Vortigern’s Valley

The second strong memory from my young days that I will share is another that I have no photographs of….apart from a low resolution solarised image. Vortigern’s Valley (Nant Gwrtheyrn) I am aged about 11 or 12, and we are

Postcards from my Past / 1 Abergynolwyn

I have been thinking about doing a series of ‘Postcards from my Past’ for a while, then Meg over at Morsels and Scraps started her Postcards from the past, and that jolted me, spurred me on. Abergynolwyn I am about

Postcards from my Past / 1 Abergynolwyn

I have been thinking about doing a series of ‘Postcards from my Past’ for a while, then Meg over at Morsels and Scraps started her Postcards from the past, and that jolted me, spurred me on. Abergynolwyn I am about