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About Patrick

a photographer, writer and blogger, a studio and press photographer since the mid 1960's, first published writings in 1974

The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 83… A New Beginning… Part Two It had become a long dry summer that year, and as the months trickled by, the little corner shop became a hub-bub of thriving activity. There was plenty for everyone to do. Business … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 82… A New Beginning… Part One It was around the time of Esme’s mother’s funeral that things came to a head, just a little. Constance had been ill for some time, at first thought to be just a mild … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 81… Rebecca’s Help… Part 6 There was a time in Charles life, when much of this would have more meaning to him, but now, he knew that his dear friend had settlement, and that he had that same settlement within … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 80… Rebecca’s Help… Part five… Those next few days in Charles and Esme life seem to change very many things forever. From Herbert, there was no mention of the formidable Mrs Plumb, it was if things had returned to … Continue reading

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Snap Around…

You know, this peaceful Cu-De-Sac on the River Lea just outside Welwyn Garden City is a place where you can let your thoughts run free…

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Author’s Note…

Well, it’s going to be Winter Break shopping until the New Year, I guess,  So it’s time for me to thank all you guys out there who have supported the PGC blog throughout the year in respectable numbers and enjoying hopefully, writings that come straight from … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 79… Rebecca’s Help… Part Four A sudden panic seemed to grab everyone. Charles raced to the waters edge. ‘Somebody find a lifebuoy.’ he screamed. Others ran to the edge determined to assist Herbert’s rescue. The muddied edge of the bank made … Continue reading

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Todday Revisited…

With the Winter nights slowly closing in on us, it is now time to dust off an old friend in my DVD collection of classic British films. Earning its place, rightly so, is Ealing’s wonderful comedy drama “Whisky Galore” and so with a dram … Continue reading

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Author’s Note…

Back to Back catch-up episodes of ‘The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp’ are available @ patrick-callaghan.blogspot.co.uk

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 78… Rebecca’s Help… (Part Three) That thought puzzled Charles for some time. He turned it over in his mind, time and time again. To put Herbert in some form of danger, enough to bring Rebecca to his aid was … Continue reading

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