Looking for Inspiration 40 True stories to enjoy and be moved by

I have been privileged to be featured in this wonderful compilation by Robert Fear and my memoir is about a visit to the American Cemetery at Omaha Beach in Normandy. There are 39 other stories from a variety of excellent authors so please head to Amazon now and enjoy this selection and engage with someContinue reading “Looking for Inspiration 40 True stories to enjoy and be moved by”

Looking for Inspiration 40 True stories to enjoy and be moved by

I have been privileged to be featured in this wonderful compilation by Robert Fear and my memoir is about a visit to the American Cemetery at Omaha Beach in Normandy. There are 39 other stories from a variety of excellent authors so please head to Amazon now and enjoy this selection and engage with someContinue reading “Looking for Inspiration 40 True stories to enjoy and be moved by”

Memoir Writing of my Ancestry – A little girls journey starts the book

Finally, I have made a start on writing a memoir of my time growing up in the Lancashire Mill town of Darwen back in the 60s. It was a time that seems so long gone now, a town that is changed forever but some of that spirit is still there. I hope I can captureContinue reading “Memoir Writing of my Ancestry – A little girls journey starts the book”

D-Day 6th June 1944 and a poignant visit to Normandy

I hope you enjoy it and it resonates with you. Please if you get the opportunity make a visit to this very moving place just on Omaha Beach where the soldiers landed. I confess that I have a love of history and especially in the period of time in France that covers the occupation andContinue reading “D-Day 6th June 1944 and a poignant visit to Normandy”

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight a close up view

I watched a fascinating program about how they keep this flight airborne. These shots were taken at the Weston Air Show and seemed to be a personal display as they performed right outside our balcony. Stunning performance.

Anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana

Today is the anniversary of the death of Princess Diana in Paris. We were in Paris for the first time just a few weeks before and unknowingly that night followed the same route from the Ritz across the Alma Bridge. Several years later I took Lorna to the exhibition of her dresses at Kensington PalaceContinue reading “Anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana”