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Walking Backwards for Christmas: Some Christmas

Christmas

Walking Backwards for Christmas: A Tale of Woe from Soggyhall. Chapter 5, Part 2: Solihull,  Christmas Eve Day 1960 : Some Christmas [The featured picture is another of Robbin’s early studies of Reggie. We set him aside for this book. We came back to him as a prototype for the 10-year-old Reggie in the upcoming sequel, […]

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Walking Backwards for Christmas: Solihull: At the Worst Possible Time

Worst Possible Time

Walking Backwards for Christmas: A Tale of Woe from Soggyhall. Chapter 5, Part 1: Solihull,  Christmas Eve Day 1960 : At the Worst Possible Time [the featured picture is of a 1960 Ford Anglia. A staple of transportation for middle class families in the UK at the time; with two cars. OK, one car and […]

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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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