Tag Archives: Memoir

Apprenticed to my Mother: the final curtain

Mum’s birthday was, she was proud to tell anyone, Trafalgar Day – 21st October. She exalted in British History and, while not dewy-eyed as to the wondrous gift to the world that was the British Empire (her view) she considered, … Continue reading

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Dying to help

As followers of this blog know I have this thing about hidden London, its lost past and obscure places. Today I visited a website I enjoy – Derelict London – looking at their latest tours. One caught my eye – … Continue reading

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Avoiding Arrest #memoir #humour

I don’t think I have ever stalked anyone. Not consciously, though there was a fellow student at university who thought I was following her, which I was because I was hopelessly lost and thought, for reasons that are now very … Continue reading

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Here be dragons…

http://sharingthestoryblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/16/bite-size-memoir-no-3-magic-and-fairy-tales/ Lisa Reiter’s latest Bite Sized Memoir is ‘Magic and Fairy Tales’ and, boy does this feel difficult, and here’s why. As a kid we didn’t do fairy tales or magic but we did do ghost stories. The Archaeologist, as … Continue reading

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