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Magnification according to the Collins Dictionary is “the act of magnifying or the state of being magnified” and I have found that this can be improved by using a magnifying glass, rather than using the ‘zoom’ on the computer. For … Continue reading

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In A Tin of Family Photographs I found this one …

I filed it on my computer under ‘random unknown’, which isn’t strictly true because on the back is written ‘Reg Chapman, Blaker Street’. When putting Reg in this box I just meant that I didn’t personally know who he was! … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar – door number nine

We’re back to 38 Blaker Street, Brighton and a photograph that better shows the incline of the hill. This is the home of the Dinnis family from the mid 1930s – Joseph Taylor Dinnis, Annie (Cleeve), Jack Douglas Dinnis (in … Continue reading

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Door 1 on the Advent Calendar

So, here we are, December the 1st, and the first door on the advent calendar. It’s so exciting isn’t it, I bet you can’t wait to see which door this is, Drumroll …………………….     The door for December 1st … Continue reading

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