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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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High School Graduation: Times Past

Was high school graduation a big event for you or did it pass unnoticed. As a city baby boomer high school graduation was not an event that my school, at least, made much of a fuss about. I believe that this … Continue reading

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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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