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100th Anniversary of the Sinking of The Lusitania

A less than jolly post today.  As some of you will know, The Lusitania, a Cunard ship first launched on 7 June 1906, was torpedoed off the coast of Ireland and sunk a hundred years ago today. One of my … 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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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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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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Sepia Saturday picnic with the Hardies

Picnics in Scotland usually require travel rugs, but look at all the equipment Granny (on the right with the lavish bow) and her pals took with them in the late 1920’s! Besides a couple of baskets of food, there are … Continue reading

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