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Sydenhams & Co – Age 12

Along a small, old street in my home town of Scarborough was the back-entrance to the sports shop ‘Sydenhams and Co’. It was a bit dusty and tatty and dead flies lay in the window display. But to me it … Continue reading

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School Walk – Age 12

I loved going on school trips. I recall one weekend on the Yorkshire Moors, walking with Mr. Adams the chemistry teacher on the windy, Whitby moors.

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Domestic Science – Age 13

Cookery at school didn’t always go as planned. Happy to say I cook a mean cake now.

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The Haberdashery – Age 5

I adored going to the market when I visited my Gran. The haberdashery stall was my favorite with all the ribbons and lace and buttons. I am still drawn to ‘notions’ when I go to a store.

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Jane Eyre – Age 13

The first time I stayed up all night to read a book. Still love the Bronte’s.

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Hockey – Age 13

I was never the most popular girl in school. But on the hockey field I held my own.

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