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We must hope that we may pass through this dreadful time of suffering and struggle to a fairer civilisation

The vicar of Windsor hoped for a kinder, gentler world once the war was over.


Wednesday, October 13th, was observed as a day of thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth. 194 more words

Life On The Home Front

Blackie and the Great Diaper Monster

My grandparents, Roscoe and Lizzie Holdaway, a few months after her stroke.  She was about 4″8″ tall.  Note the large, black purse on her left arm. 490 more words



It’s been a while since I talked about the cats and I still have Gracie and Sarge to introduce.


When we first moved back to Virginia Clif was working in Richmond.  426 more words


Eric Clapton's Blackie


Blackie is the nickname given by Eric Clapton to his favourite Fender Stratocaster.

In 1970, Clapton switched from Gibson guitars to Fender Stratocasters, largely due to the influences of Jimi Hendrix and Blind Faith bandmate Steve Winwood. 252 more words


Tories asked to tackle new Conservative MP over housing

The new Tory administration at Richmondshire District Council is being asked to stand up to the government’s controversial proposed housing changes and challenge the new Conservative MP… 369 more words

Council Matters

The Legends of Caryville

I first visited this area back in February of 2006. My friend and I had been wanting to check it out and find out if some of the stories were true. 1,738 more words