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Eric Sydney William Thomas

Eric was born in Wolverhampton on 27 October 1894, and was baptised at St Mark’s Church on 16 November that year. The son of George James and Victoria Annie Thomas, Eric was living with his parents at 17 Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton in 1911, along with siblings Eileen Maud, Winifred May, William Richard, Lialia Victoria, Daisy Nora and Marie Louise. 73 more words

Men Who Served

Happier times

It has literally been a helluva week in London with devastating effects on those caught up in the carnage of the terrorist’s outrage. In the aftermath, those of us who are unscathed resort to seeking normality in the simplicity of the everyday. 139 more words

Life Is Elsewhere

Theme for the Week - Quirky Dorset Part 3

– – – EXPLORING THE COUNTRYSIDE AND LANES OF DORSET – – –

So, continuing my ‘Theme for the Week’, we are looking at odd, strange, unusual, weird, puzzling things and there is none more quirky than this! 461 more words

Dorset

Best Loved West

As the wave hits, I spin and splutter. Fingers of freezing water sneak beneath my rubber armour. Blinking through the white-frothed blue, I see an even bigger swell bearing down, about to deliver another salty slap.

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Travel

‘A chef's playground’ – Restaurant Roots

Welcome back everyone!  In re-launching the blog, I wanted to share a review of a recent visit to ‘Restaurant Roots’ in Southbourne, Bournemouth.  Looking ahead, I am pleased to announce that new posts will be published every Tuesday.   561 more words

Food

Theme for the Week - Quirky Dorset Part 2

– – – EXPLORING THE COUNTRYSIDE AND LANES OF DORSET – – –

So our theme for this week is ‘Quirky Dorset’ which is all about things that are perhaps a bit odd or puzzling. 766 more words

Dorset

Historical

a light breeze blowing

primroses growing by trees

busy buzzing bees

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and  Bentley

Combining our One-A-Week Photo Challenge: HISTORICAL,

Ronovan’s Haiku prompts: … 270 more words

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