Category Archives: Great Granny’s album

Sepia Saturday 101

This week Alan’s Sepia Saturday post shows the front cover of a 1930 Chevrolet brochure, so I wondered if I had some appropriate vehicle photos in Great Granny’s album – I thought I might have used them all in a … Continue reading

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#Sepia Saturday 100th post celebrations

Alan who hosts Sepia Saturday, and the various contributors, are celebrating the 100th Sepia Saturday post today – Hurray!  We’re all looking forward to the next 100 too :-) Trying to keep with the theme of “100”, I rummaged in … Continue reading

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#Sepia Saturday 99 – Glamorous Granny (no, not busty blonde mother of 6)

In the infamous( (I like to think) album, I found this photo of Granny (on the right – a vision in blue) and her nameless chum, being terribly sensible compared to previous photos.  This photo has been converted into a … Continue reading

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Little girls – Sepia Saturday

The theme this week is (as usual) open to interpretation, so keeping with Great Granny’s album, I’ve chosen a rather tattered and creased (well-loved) old picture of my Granny and her sister as girls – it’s the earliest one I … Continue reading

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Tut. Get your hand off his knee, Granny!

Another photo from my Granny’s album and, as usual, the gang of cousins and friends are messing about and having fun.  But wait, Granny has her HAND ON THAT BLOKE’S KNEE!  I’m shocked at such forward behaviour in the late … Continue reading

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Up a Tree K.I.S.S.I.N.G? – Sepia Saturday

I picked a random photo from Great Granny’s album for this Saturday.  It is dated around 1928, and again, we have Granny messing about with her pals, the Hardie boys. Granny graduated from the “Edinburgh School of Cookery and Domestic … Continue reading

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Lost without trace – Sentimental Sunday

I had no idea who this dashing young airman was until Auntie told me “that’s your Granny’s brother, James.  He was in the Air Force and went missing in World War II around the time Great Grandpa Stewart died”.  I … Continue reading

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1940 see-saw for Sepia Saturday 66

The excited little girl standing beside the see-saw is Auntie, and the boy facing her is Dad. The lady at the opposite end is, I think, my Granny.  Despite the suit and the sensible shoes, she obviously liked a shot … Continue reading

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Mischief personified – Sepia Saturday 65

I usually enjoy looking at Alan’s Sepia Saturday pictures and taking my lead from his photo, but I’m going my own way this week.  I can’t resist this pic of my Dad as a wee lad in his kilt, attending … Continue reading

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The Alfresco Bath – Sepia Saturday

Spot the tin bath in this photo from Great Granny’s album – and I now know where and when this was taken!  I’ve still to work out who’s who… There seems to be a bit of tomfoolery going on – … Continue reading

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