Fun and Freedom

This isn’t me, but it shows beautifully how I spent my childhood before I started school.  Every morning my grandpa would walk over to collect me and give my mother the opportunity to catch up with her jobs. We would go down to the shore and if the tide was out revealing the sand I would get busy with my bucket and spade while my grandfather looked for driftwood. I was always out in the fresh air, wrapped up in winter like the kiddy in the...

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Hi from the North of England

 This is a picture of the Roman Bath House at Lancaster Castle. I had 2 and a half hours to wait for my train. I’d checked with a station staff member who asked if I’d just flown in.  My first thought was Do I look that bad? Then I realised my bag still had the labels on. No hesitation, he found a creative way to unburden me of my luggage* and sent me off to take a look around Lancaster Castle which overlooks the railway station.  Have...

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