Category Archives: Past Challenge

Washroom Stories: Times Past

The odd occurrence makes me understand how my mother is feeling as she loses her ability to work out how to operate in the present day world. It happened to me the other day – I did not know how … Continue reading

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Tonsils and Adenoids: Times Past

Recently I sat in the hospital waiting room patiently allowing the hospital processes to take their time. My surgery seemed to be scheduled for a similar time as that of the children undergoing removal of their tonsils and adenoids. I … Continue reading

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School Uniforms: Times Past

Finally all sorted after our move it is again time to go through papers and get rid of stuff that I . need to keep. Time to cull. During this process I came across my school standards and requirements. This … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry!: Times Past Challenge

I’m starting this post with an apology for suddenly disappearing without warning that Times Past was going on holiday for a couple of months. I know some of you wondered/worried what had happened to me and I’m sorry that I … Continue reading

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Horses and Childhood Dreams: Times Past Challenge

Thank you everyone for such a wonderful array of stories of your push biking days. We are starting to get stories from more places round the world and it adds to the richness of our shared yet different experiences. Charli … Continue reading

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Bicycles: Times Past

Thank you for all the contributions to the last prompt The Biggest Change : the responses were insightful and thought provoking. I enjoyed reading and reflecting on all of them. This month’s prompt I am expecting to see differences between generations … Continue reading

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The biggest change: Times Past

I can remember talking to my grandmother (pre Silent Generation) about how much the world had changed in her lifetime. She was born in 1899 in the small town of Tairo in Queensland. She had seen so many changes in … Continue reading

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