Category Archives: Great Granny’s album

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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Ancestor Egg – (not so) Wordless Wednesday

Like Randy Seaver, I’m incapable of doing a Wordless post so I have shamelessly copied his (not so) title, however, I offer you this from Great Granny’s album: I think the lady on the left is Bell Auchmuty and the … Continue reading

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