Tag Archives: wartime

History Echoes #dadsprose #covid19 #1939

In 1939 my father was twelve; at the time war was declared he was staying with his uncle and aunt in Linton in Cambridgeshire, helping on the farms and enjoying a lot of freedom. It was, in his mind an … Continue reading

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Shelter #microcosms #shortstory

Microcosms this week is a picture promptĀ  Norman thought of himself as meticulous; Daphne thought him slow. He started many jobs always intending completion. Rarely did it happen. However the construction of an air-raid shelter was one project Daphne determined … Continue reading

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