Category Archives: Kingston

Memories

Today I returned to my home town to visit a sick cousin.  Very Sick. I don’t want to write anything more permanent. Old habits die hard, only hardly forgotten.  I parked the car in the space where I would have … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: Grandfather’s Journal

  On the morning of the 1st we arrived at the dock feeling very damp and dispirited, during the next few years we were fated to see a great deal more of this kind of weather than we could appreciate. … Continue reading

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Chapter 1: Grandfather’s Journal

(I found one of my grandfather’s journals while I was looking in a bin of family artifacts. It was written in a service book. It seems fitting somehow as the anniversary of the First World War approaches.  This, combined now … Continue reading

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Vintage Advertisement: Corsets

Found in Gran’s journal 1917….

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Vintage Adversitement: Redpath Sugar

Found in one of my gran’s  journals- an envelope used in 1917.

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