Category Archives: Sepia Saturday

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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Coin or masonic or what? Sepia Saturday

I’m afraid I found no inspiration in my boxes of photos for this week’s meme, so have gone totally random (you’ll not be surprised to hear that one again – me? random? OK, yes). My Dad was an avid coin … Continue reading

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Fishwives Race for the Shawl – Sepia Saturday

I was down at the East Lothian Local History Centre last week looking for photos of a Musselburgh fish restaurant which was run by a client’s relatives in the early 1900’s.  I had to look through 12 archival storage boxes, … 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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The Minister – Sepia Saturday

The minister’s a fraud!  Well, only in so far as he’s not actually a minister – he’s a doctor, my Uncle Ron. I found this photo in my Granddad’s album of other photos of Ron and family from around 1984. … 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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