Category Archives: Memoir

Times Past: Dealing with Others

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Irene Waters I write memoir – my memories of particular times or events in my life. In this process, through no fault of their own other than being part of my life…

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Weekend Coffee Share 6th May 2018

Welcome. Come on in for a cup of tea or coffee. You are very welcome and I have most beverages. Today I want to tell you the secret I have been keeping the last month that I would have loved … Continue reading

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Conversation Time: Times Past

The prompt for this month is Conversation Time.Did you have a place that you tended to talk as a family? Perhaps the kitchen, laundry or dining room or somewhere else altogether.  I wonder if the advent of television changed how … Continue reading

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Cooking With Mum – Childhood Experiences: Times Past

The prompt for this month is Childhood Cooking Experiences.Reading Robbies flash fiction I started to think about how cooking was presented to me as a child. Did your mother set you up to cook by working side by side with … Continue reading

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Follow your dream: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Granny what’d you do when you were younger?” “Same as I do now Clive. I Follow my dreams. Like when I was a girl guide. I did all these badges. Cooking…” “But Granny you can’t cook.” “I know but I … Continue reading

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Trees: Times Past

It may seem like a strange topic choice for a memoir examination where we are specifically looking for differences between generations and geographical locations but I wonder how much trees, or lack of them, affect how we currently view trees. … Continue reading

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Learning to Write: Times Past

Following a fiction piece I did for Charli over at Carrot Ranch with the prompt ‘blot’ my piece mentioned a copybook. I was surprised by the number of people who had not heard of a copy book. I asked my … Continue reading

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