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Walking Backwards for Christmas: The Holly & The Ivy

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“Walking Backwards for Christmas”: Chapter 7, Part 3: “The Holly & the Ivy” [and a couple of previews] They’d stopped back in Edgbaston, picked up the Indian spices Mum and Cressida had used in the samosas, before returning to a butcher in Solihull for a bit of ground lamb and a grocer for some fresh […]

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Walking Backwards for Christmas: Serenading the Ghost

Walking backwards for Christmas

Walking Backwards for Christmas : A Tale of Woe from Soggyhall. Chapter 5, Part 6: Solihull,  Christmas Eve Day 1960 : Serenading the Ghost The wind suddenly picked up, making a noise vaguely like the eerie “angelic” chorus in the middle of The Goon Show song “I’m Walking Backwards for Christmas” that we’d sung during […]

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Walking Backwards for Christmas: On the Trail of the Ghost

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Walking Backwards for Christmas: A Tale of Woe from Soggyhall. Chapter 5, Part 4: Solihull,  Christmas Eve Day 1960 : On the Trail of the Ghost [the featured picture is of St. Aphege’s church, Solihull, where Bethany was flogged before being drowned, and in whose churchyard Gramfer is buried] Now it was my turn to […]

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