Author Archives: Patrick

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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 87… Herby’s New Self… ‘Well, Herby, I just wanted to check with you that business between us can be just as interesting as it has been in the past, because, I have this idea to move into colour photographs and that … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 86…  Old and New Friends… Celia became an enthusiastic member of this small family of friends. She stayed at The Kings Head, opposite the shop, whilst Toby and Barney made their preparations for departure. Everything was highly amicable, and … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 85… An old Friend… Part Two Please, tell me of Bridget, I loved those little stories that she told us. Did you keep in touch with her’, asked Esme. Celia became solemn in that moment, then said: ‘As far as I know, … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 84… An old friend… Part One Charles often wondered if they would see or even feel the presence of their beloved Rebecca ever again, time took its place and life seemed to move on at a respectable if not … Continue reading

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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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