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New on 500px : The house where I grew up ... by jenkahas2dogs by jenkahas2dogs

Laurel Cottage, a thatched cottage in Porlock Village, is believed to be 18th century or earlier in origin. It is set back from the street behind Doverhay car park and opposite what used to be the old smithy (I spent hours watching horses being shod .. 65 more words

Goodbye Childhood Home

When I recently was home for Thanksgiving, I said goodbye to my childhood home.  I remember moving into our house when I was 8 years old – leaving the house we were in at that time seemed traumatic.   733 more words

Life Lessons

Childhood Home

I have been told I only live once
But how many deaths do I have? 83 more words

Creative Writing

Memories of Yesteryear

Once in a while, I visit the place where I grew up.

I spent my early years in an inner suburb of Sydney: a place, mostly, of tar and cement. 81 more words

Media visit

“This is not going to work at all.”

The magazine crew that has arrived to interview my father is not impressed with our house. Our furniture is outdated, our wallpaper is ugly, and they had wanted to do a photoshoot in the foyer, but the walls are covered with framed artworks created by my sister and me in elementary school. 146 more words


Moving On

Despite the false alarm given by the weather app on my phone on the way back from Edinburgh on Monday (and quickly scotched by a text to Younger Daughter who still lives local to home) there has been no snow here yet, but temperatures stayed low both day and night at the beginning of the week with freezing fog for a couple of days. 415 more words