Category Archives: Late 20th Century

The Hertfordshire Way ~ Codicote to St Albans thanks to Jackie McCall

The following post written by Jackie McCall on her lovely walking blog evoked so many happy memories of my days growing up in the St Albans area: A dear friend who used to live in Wheathamstead Batchwood Golf Course where … Continue reading

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Gaze in fondness to the past or embrace the present, or both ~ Spiritual Reflection Part 7

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This Sunday morning I’ve listened to ‘Praise my Soul the King of Heaven,’ two versions, one in the familiar and well loved setting for me, St Paul’s Cathedral and one in the USA by a professional choir, where the lyrics … Continue reading

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Happy Happy Happy ~ Guest Post by Pat Ruppel

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“Happy, Happy, Happy!” What makes you happy in a given day? I suppose there can be as many answers for that question as there are people, in all forms and feelings. Life can be heavy at times, but it’s the light, … Continue reading

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Many Thanks for all your support & Video ‘Norman the Miracle’

Last week I donated £44 to charity on Norman’s and your behalf, the readers of The Life and Demise of Norman Campbell, to Norman’s chosen charities: Cancer Research UK and Kingston Upon Thames Age Concern Norman asked for 25% of … Continue reading

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Powerless in Bolivia ~ 1991

In the following post Elizabeth Levine gives an honest personal account as she faced feelings of powerlessness on arriving in La Paz to work. This is Chapter 10 of her memoir (work in progress): “From the moment I landed in … Continue reading

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The Cyberspace Octogenarian

I would like to thank Marcus Webb for this wonderful story of when his father became a silver surfer in his 80’s: ‘In the 1990’s, when he was comfortably ensconced in his mid 80’s, my father announced that he was … Continue reading

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