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Sepia Saturday 107 – a kleptomanic pet

My tree-climbing Granny is holding her Border Terrier and I’m sure he didn’t steal much – hopefully not, as I once had the misfortune to share a holiday cottage in North Yorkshire with a collie who had stolen and scoffed … Continue reading

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Happy Hogmanay! #Sepia Saturday

Photograph courtesy of Robert Todd Having had a quiet Christmas, we’re now into Hogmanay.  Celebrating on Auld Year’s Night is traditionally a bigger event in Scotland than Christmas, as celebrating Christmas was banned in the 16th century after the Reformation … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 103 – a little box but what was in it?

It’s Sepia Saturday time, and for our inspiration and interest Alan has posted a 1961 photo of a nurse getting ready to hop in her car go off on her rounds.  My mum was a nurse in 1961 but I don’t have … Continue reading

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Sepia Saturday 102 – fish

In keeping with Alan’s great Sepia Saturday photo of a shop selling, amongst other things, fresh fish, I think the nearest I can get to being on theme this week is this photo from Great Granny’s Album of my great … Continue reading

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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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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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