Monthly Archives: November 2014

Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 66

Today is week 66 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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Upper High Street, Guildford 1923

This picture was produced by Raphael Tuck & Sons.

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Chapel Street, Guildford circa 1908

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Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 65

Today is week 65 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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Fire at St. Catherine’s School Bramley 1907

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Braboeuf Manor, Guildford circa 1910

The Manor House was previously part of the Manors at Artington and Godalming and is first mentioned as being under the ownership of Alfred the Great. The Manor made its way into the Wight Family in 1559 where it remained … Continue reading

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Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 64

Today is week 64 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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Weekend Cooking – First World War Trench Cake

Back in the summer The Daily Telegraph newspaper here in the UK published an article about those at home sending Christmas cakes to the battle fields of World War One. The official recipe was produced by the Government and is published … Continue reading

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The Bitter Trade by Piers Alexander

I was drawn to this book by the cover and having read the synopis expected a book about the importation of coffee in the seventeenth century. Instead the book was about a young man, called Calumny living with his family in rural … Continue reading

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Remembering Christmas During the Great War – Television Advert

As we move towards Christmas retailers are releasing their Christmas adverts. I saw the one for John Lewis last week and thought it was long and very sweet, but the advert I am about to share is my one of … Continue reading

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