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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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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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Grandpa & Granddaughter – Sepia Saturday

This is a lovely photo inherited from my maternal grandparents’ collection.  It shows Granddad’s brother and my Granny has written (proudly) on it “Norman Cunningham Porter, 78 yrs, consultant specialist anaesthetist, with Rose, his granddaughter”. Rose looks so delighted with … Continue reading

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Cool wheels or what?

Well, it’s no wonder I have a thing about cars – look at the cool vehicle I started out with!  I don’t know if it was a Silver Cross, but it looks like a proper racing pram to me. This … Continue reading

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