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Walking Backwards for Christmas: As at Ravenshaw Ford

Ravenshaw Ford

Walking Backwards for Christmas: A Tale of Woe from Soggyhall, Chapter 1, Solihull,  August 1960,  “As at Ravenshaw Ford” [Note: The featured picture is a picture of Reg/Reggie’s maternal grandfather, aka “Gramfer,” aka “Fen,” as he appeared in the penultimate version of the cover. With tears in our eyes, we decided he was cluttering the […]

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Walking Backwards for Christmas: A Tale of Woe from Soggyhall

Soggyhall

Walking Backwards for Christmas: A Tale of Woe from Soggyhall, Chapter 1, Solihull,  August 1960,  “Along Our Merry Way” [Note: The featured picture is a map of Warwickshire as it existed in the 1960s, indicating the locations of the significant places mentioned in the story] I’d been born in Grammer and Gramfer’s house, as had […]

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Walking Backwards for Christmas: A Tale of Woe from Soggyhall “Gramfer”

Gramfer

Walking Backwards for Christmas: A Tale of Woe from Soggyhall, Chapter 1: Solihull,  August 1960,  “Gramfer” Note: The featured picture is a detail from the book cover. It’s of Reg/Reggie’s maternal grandmother, aka “Grammer,” aka “Angharad.”] “C’mon, Reggie, you’ll hafta buck up and walk the rest of the way.” Uncle Roddy took me down from […]

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