Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cellar Phones

Ah bless the ubiquitous little devices, personally I still prefer my stupid-phone, no interwebs, no apps, just phone calls. Of course I remember seeing my first cellar-phone, I think I must have been doing some volunteering for a Scout merit … Continue reading

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Late for My Own Emigration

So the subject came up recently of “How long have you been over here?’, to which my stock answer is “Some say too long…” But when pressed I will admit to emigrating in 19___. However this time I put in … Continue reading

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Emlyn Vol 3

So I may have been giving the wrong impression of Emlyn in the previous posts. I want you to understand he has a heart of gold. I am not sure if I mentioned he was Irish, and had previously served … Continue reading

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Claret

Most of these stories I was telling my eldest son this summer, before he went off to college. I figured he was old enough to hear them, and it might be the last chance I had to tell long (and … Continue reading

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Names

You know how somtimes, in some workplaces or schools, you get a lot of people with the same name, such as two or three people called ‘Mike”, so you need to come up with some other way of differnatiating them, … Continue reading

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