Category Archives: Unreliable memories

Jammy doughnuts

Bags of doughnuts would come from Alan’s baker’s van. Once a pale blue van from the Co-operative Retail Society, it had become a grey one when when he had begun to work for himself. Alan had a surname, but it … Continue reading

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Voices in the gloom

There is a joy in hearing children’s voices emerging from the greyness of an autumn evening. Every last minute of daylight is spent in the company of friends. Roller skates and bicycles are used on the road with a casual … Continue reading

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En Route

It’s probably here somewhere, tucked away among my Dad’s books and papers. It is a book called En Route. It was an out of date edition brought by my father from the air station at which he worked.  It was … Continue reading

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Serious fearin’

It was Steve Wright’s, “Serious Jockin’” (that’s jocking without a “g”) on Radi0 2 this afternoon. At 4.15 each Friday, calling himself “DJ Silly Boi,” he plays forty-five minutes of disco and dance music from the past four decades. It … Continue reading

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A low flying minibus

Mrs Dyer would be hard to match. The A361 at Pedwell is a two lane road. Were it not for the 30 mph speed limit signs, turning out onto the road, from either of the side roads that join it, … Continue reading

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