Just about to have a cup of coffee and a couple of chocolate biscuits dear Hazel ...... Carry on the good work ;-)
Damn!! Chocolate bikkies, hey?? (Damn Damn Damn.... mutter mutter)
Oh well, perseverance is the name of the game - I'll get to look like Sophia Loren's pet poodle one of these days.... but I'll leave the Sophia Loren bit to you. Okay? (((;
Cheers, Hazel (off to buy some groceries & Diet Chockie Bikkies)
1949!! Can't believe it, Amelia That's two years before I was born. You're keeping up very well, I must say! :))))
What an energetic stride Amelia no wonder you have succeeded so well :))) Dear Hazel such comments brighten any dreary winters day :)) Warm greetings to the two of you who make the world a better richer place :) Peter
Hello Per, and tell me what time you went to bed? What about the beauty sleep? I'm not quite sure of the year that this was taken so it's a bit of guesswork, but we moved from here in St.Andrews to Hampshire in 1953 when I was just coming up to 12. So this could have been taken about 1950 or even '51, but no later. At any rate, I can give you 10 years :))
I was eager to get into the sea dear Peter, so striding was what I did. You can see, by what they are wearing, that my Mum and Dad didn't seem to think that it was swimming weather, and yes in retrospect, they were correct :))
Hazel and I spent a bit of time reminiscing here - great fun :)
yes the prerogative of parents :) Have a nice day Amelia no time for a swim for me :)) I met a colleague yesterday who told me he had started the day with a swim :)) hat off for that,,,Varme hilsner, Peter
We've been having temperatures of -13C here in Shropshire over the past 10 days or so! It has been really cold - and I would not like to go swimming anywhere except in a large hot tub :))
So you ended up taller than your Mother and your Daughter taller than you ~ in time your descendants will be female giants ~ :) You are a bonnie wee lassie here :) x
Not too difficult to be taller than my Mum - she was 4'10. 2 of my daughters are taller than I am, the other is exactly at the same dizzying height of 5'1. Out of the 5 grandchildren 3 are taller than I am at the moment :))
A fabulous picture Amelia. On Nick's comment, I am 5'4 and my daughters are 5' and 5'7! I love these 1950's and older photo's. I'm pleased there are more on Pano'
All the best, Rosa.
Haven't changed much have I dear Rosa? Still very late with replies! :)))
I was 8 at the time. A hardy wee Scot going swimming in an outdoor tidal bathing pool, which is now a sea-life centre. You can tell how cold it was by what Mum is wearing.
Lovely photograph, Amelia. I certainly recognize the location! Cheers, Joe
I was on my way to the Step Rock bathing pool - now the sea-life centre, Joe. It doesn't look too warm does it? LOL
I photographed this scene the other day, Amelia. That big wide pavement and the grass verge have been replaced with a wee narrow pavement. It is very pedestrian friendly in your photograph. Nowadays it is all about cars! Cheers, Joe
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