Category Archives: memories

Postcards from my past / 12 A great driving road….

I watched a programme on the Yesterday TV Channel entitled Abandoned Engineering, and this episode was about roads. The Grands Goulet road caught my eye… I’m pretty sure I drove on it many years ago, before it was closed forever.

Postcards from my past / 12 A great driving road….

I watched a programme on the Yesterday TV Channel entitled Abandoned Engineering, and this episode was about roads. The Grands Goulet road caught my eye… I’m pretty sure I drove on it many years ago, before it was closed forever.

One / 112; One / 113 and One / 114 One man and his donkey

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I tracked down some images from the Greek Islands featuring beasts of burden…. The man in the third image was seen in ‘One / 11’ (posted in 2014) at a slightly different place

One / 112; One / 113 and One / 114 One man and his donkey

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I tracked down some images from the Greek Islands featuring beasts of burden…. The man in the third image was seen in ‘One / 11’ (posted in 2014) at a slightly different place

Postcards from my past / 11

Continuing the trawl through the Greek Island archive, here goes for animals…for milk, for the cooking pot in time, and as beasts of burden….. A few of these images I haven’t really seen before, because they were a tad underexposed.

Postcards from my past / 11

Continuing the trawl through the Greek Island archive, here goes for animals…for milk, for the cooking pot in time, and as beasts of burden….. A few of these images I haven’t really seen before, because they were a tad underexposed.

One / 110 and One / 111

Continuing the trawl of the archive…we’re in France now, in the Vienne, at Angles sur l’Anglin, a delightful small town:

One / 110 and One / 111

Continuing the trawl of the archive…we’re in France now, in the Vienne, at Angles sur l’Anglin, a delightful small town:

One / 109

Before I go hunting for a suitable Oddball for Paula’s challenge, I am just going to post another ‘One’ from the Greek islands several decades ago: I am enjoying this stroll through my long-forgotten past! By that, I don’t mean

One / 109

Before I go hunting for a suitable Oddball for Paula’s challenge, I am just going to post another ‘One’ from the Greek islands several decades ago: I am enjoying this stroll through my long-forgotten past! By that, I don’t mean

One / 105 And a postcard from my past 10

When I was younger we always holidayed in the UK, or France and rarely, Austria. Then the interail days came, and I added a few more countries. When I started work properly after qualifying, my then partner suggested the Greek

One / 105 And a postcard from my past 10

When I was younger we always holidayed in the UK, or France and rarely, Austria. Then the interail days came, and I added a few more countries. When I started work properly after qualifying, my then partner suggested the Greek

Black & White Sunday: Traces of the Past

How apposite that Paula has chosen Traces of the Past this week…a friend and I visited Reigate Caves yesterday on one of their open days, and we went into the part that had been used as an Air Raid shelter

Black & White Sunday: Traces of the Past

How apposite that Paula has chosen Traces of the Past this week…a friend and I visited Reigate Caves yesterday on one of their open days, and we went into the part that had been used as an Air Raid shelter

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