Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Avebury Stones…

The Avebury Stones. The village of Avebury is seen as a mecca for those who believe in Paganism, Wicca, and Druidry. The Avebury Stones surround the village in the fair county of Wiltshire England, a county renown for it’s fine quality hams and … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode Four…Competition Like an ancient dowager The Peoples Palace had marked the passing of time; its walls were cracked and bitten by a thousand winter gales. Now the evening was an earthy brown that hid its open shabbiness and rickety … Continue reading

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Actress Enid Stamp Taylor and Polyfoto…

This remarkable set of pictures taken by Polyfoto in the 1930′s show a more unguarded and natural Enid Stamp Taylor and thought to be taken in one of London’s large department stores. They were given to me by Enid’s daughter Robin … Continue reading

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A Family Outing…

The Callaghan family enjoying a recent walk along the banks of the Grand Union Canal. Mentioned in an earlier blog was Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire UK, and that brings me to some interesting facts. The Grand Union Canal which ran the length … Continue reading

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The Leighton Buzzard Railway…

It was a great ‘day out’ when the family visited the Leighton Buzzard narrow-gauge railway in Bedfordshire UK recently. Built back in 1919, from materials surplus from the First World War battlefields railways, to carry sand from the quarries around … Continue reading

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