S u n d a y

By chance I came across this ‘dispatch notice’ in a newspaper from March 1844: Mary-S u n d a y-Thorne was from the village of Black Thorington: Mary Thorne was … Continue reading S u n d a y

Admitted to a Mental Hospital: Gordon Bennett

Russell T. Davies and Ian McEwan are just two of many writers who like to imagine how the world might have “unfolded” had there been slight changes to past events. … Continue reading Admitted to a Mental Hospital: Gordon Bennett

That moment [3rd from left, back row]

Serendipity and an archive revealed: a moment [3rd from left, back row]. Music credit: ‘Familiar to Ignore’ by Idlewild This film is for all my school colleagues, Firrhill Comprehensive School, … Continue reading That moment [3rd from left, back row]

From Correction Wynd [long before shopping malls]

This was the view from Correction Wynd, Aberdeen in 1963. It was from a time before shopping malls, however Marks and Spencers is still there. Yesterday we picked up our … Continue reading From Correction Wynd [long before shopping malls]