Category Archives: Times Past

Driving: Times Past

Transport has become an increasingly important part of our lives. When my Great Grandfather came to Australia his mode of transport was a pony and cart. Holidays a long way from home simply didn’t happen. The car made a world … Continue reading

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Agricultural Shows/Fairs: Times Past

Thanks to D. Avery for this prompt.  When she suggested it we had just had our public holiday for our local show.  I said at the time that we should stop having a public holiday when the show was on … Continue reading

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Childhood Birthdays: Times Past

I don’t believe how quickly this month has come around. Already we are into the third day of it and I haven’t posted a prompt nor thought of one. No – one has just come to me. The celebration of … Continue reading

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Hair Cuts: Times Past

Today I could stand my hair no longer and I took the scissors to it. Then, enthused with my cutting abilities I took the scissors to Muffin and gave her a trim. It set me thinking about when did I … Continue reading

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Remembered or Favourite Plants: Times Past

Today our prompt comes from D. Avery from Shiftnshake   who wrote “I was thinking about you today as I pulled some weeds from the perennial beds at my place back home in Vermont. I know that people up here connect … Continue reading

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In the School Playground: Times Past

Driving past school playgrounds I find myself saying “If only I could have been a kid now” or ” I wish we’d had that equipment to play on.” This led me to think of the differences that climate may have … Continue reading

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Consumerism: Times Past

I hope everybody had a chance to read the responses to the last prompt. Most of us have had a weather event that has left lasting memories whether it be Hurricane Sandy or as a child testing why you shouldn’t … Continue reading

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