Category Archives: Past Challenge

Weather: Times Past

In Queensland and Northern NSW Tropical Cyclone (now ex) Debbie has been wreaking havoc. Starting as a slow moving Category 4 its winds exceeded 200 km/hr and it dumped masses of rain as it crossed from sea to land. Thousands … Continue reading

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Dental Memories: Times Pasts

Last night we watched Intolerable Cruelty yet again. It’s a good film if you haven’t seen it. In it George Clooney plays a divorce attorney. His smile (and the good teeth he exposes in the smiling) are something that is … Continue reading

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Wheels: Times Past

Welcome back to Times Past in 2017. I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. It seems like such a long time ago, now that we are already into our second month of 2017 and the world … Continue reading

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Xmas Trees:Times Past

Thank you to everyone who contributed or left a comment about dressing up, our last months prompt. These can be seen here. This month we of course have to have a theme of Christmas. Will the disparate geographical locations give … Continue reading

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Dressing Up: Times Past

Last month’s prompt Collections certainly showed that some collections were common over generations and geographical differences whilst other remembered collections have become un/less acceptable to collect now with our greater knowledge of the world. My favourite collection however had to be … Continue reading

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Collections: Times Past

Last month’s prompt brought out many home remedies common in both the silent generation and Baby Boomers. It was interesting that these remedies seemed to be universal over all the continents that the responses came from. The Silent Generation saw … Continue reading

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Changes in Treatment: Times Past

Last month’s Times Past looked at clubs and having only received responses from Baby Boomers all I can conclude is that no matter where you lived clubs were not associations we joined in our youth on a large scale. Red Cross … Continue reading

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