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Grandad and the Grandfather Clock

My paternal grandparents lived at Church Hill in Royston, Yorkshire.

Here they are with my mum in about 1950.

My grandma died in 1952 ( 603 more words


Council House wins WA's only national architecture award


Council House which in 1990 dodged a date with the wrecking ball is the only Western Australian building to receive a national architecture award for 2015. 418 more words

News Day

How To Declare Homelessness In The UK

Reposted from 12-05-15 from my old blog which I’m merging.  The content has not been edited.  People with bipolar disorder are at a higher than average risk of becoming homeless for many reasons but this advice is for anyone. 994 more words

Bipolar Disorder

11 Million UK Private Renters

My Goals

Give stability to 1.5 million children living in private rented accommodation by providing longer tenancies.

Help the 11 Million UK Private Renters by linking rent increases to inflation. 221 more words

First Time Buyers

Right to Buy 2 & the 1% rent cut: time to use the Right to Transfer

In June 2015 In his keynote speech to the recent National Federation of Tenant Management Organisations (NFTMO) national conference, SHOUT’s Tim Morton warned of the dangers to social housing presented by the Government’s proposal to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants.  1,076 more words

Right To Transfer

I bet it was a Bank Holiday Monday judging by the rain macs.

In the mid-1950s we went to live on a new council housing estate at Kettlethorpe.

(See the previous blogpost.)

I’ve pinned some of the images I found on my Cabbage and Semolina Pinterest board. 341 more words


4 wedding cards and a baby 1953

It’s been ages since I wrote anything on my Cabage and Semolina Blog. In fact, it’s been ages since I wrote anything on any of my Family History blogs. 549 more words