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Horse Trading

I looked for my horse statuette on reading the background WordPress blog (Broadside). I bought this thirty years ago. I got a good price because the statuette was a bit chipped on one side. 76 more words

My India

Here Lies A Man

My parents were separated before I was one and divorced by the time I was four years old. My father was away on a government assignment for India, and then to Hong Kong.  342 more words

Quality TV, Simla - and "Indian Summers"

One of the delights of coming back to the UK is reconnecting with BBC TV and radio. There’s really nothing like it. The one thing we don’t watch or listen to is the news – we’ve decided you lose little by refusing to be bombarded by the constant crises and unpleasant happenings in the world. 919 more words


Indian Summers, e1.

It’s summer, 1932. What else is there to do but escape this dreadful Indian heat? That’s why we head north to Simla, a cosy hill-station in the Himalayas for British rulers and rich Americans who can’t stand the heat in the lower parts of India. 498 more words


Genesis Chapter 1

Simple things are the hardest to fathom, and it is quite clear from the first chapter of the Bible from the Old Testament.

It has taken thousands of years for mankind to understand and acknowledge the simplest idea as that for everything there is a creator. 91 more words

My Christianship


This cabinet card offers a fascinating portrait of a couple dressed for a costume party occurring in India. The couple are either in the country on holiday or perhaps the man is assigned to work there by his government. 139 more words