Monthly Archives: August 2014

Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 53

Today is week 53 of what is going to be a 15 month project. Each Saturday, at around 12.30 am UK time I will release the prompt for that week’s Book of Me, Written by You. If you are new … Continue reading

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Photographer – W Shawcross, Spital Street, Guildford Circa 1880

I purchased this Victorian card, which dates from circa 1880, purely because the photographer was from Guildford and I had never heard of Spital Street. Some research revealed that Spital Street was an abbreviation for Hospital Street, which referred to … Continue reading

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Outlander – Books, Tartans, History and Scotland

Several years ago I was introduced to the books set Scotland, called the Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon. The series has progressed and is now on book eight; and each of the books is a whopper!  The initial book in … Continue reading

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My Lost Son – BBC Documentary (Lockerbie Pan Am 103)

Lockerbie Air Disaster MemorialTaken April 2006  – Julie Goucher I recall back in December 1988 hearing the tragic news of the air disaster in Scotland; the bombing of Pan Am 103 heading to the United States.  It was therefore quite … Continue reading

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Photographer – W Bassett, Stoke Road

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Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 52

Today is week 52 of what is going to be a 15 month project. Each Saturday, at around 12.30 am UK time I will release the prompt for that week’s Book of Me, Written by You. If you are new … Continue reading

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Guildford Halfpenny Token

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Surrey Photograph Company – 32 High Street – Circa 1870

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Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 51

Today is week 51 of what is going to be a 15 month project. Each Saturday, at around 12.30 am UK time I will release the prompt for that week’s Book of Me, Written by You. If you are new … Continue reading

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Rosemary Alley, Guildford Circa 1920

This is such an unusual card. Rosemary Alley is, I believe located on the right hand side off the High Street. As you can see, a rather small passageway. When I was growing up the white building at the top … Continue reading

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