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Christmas Eve

It’s Christmas Eve, and today’s door is the door to my heart. I want to wish you all a very peaceful, blessed and hopeful Christmas. I hope whoever you are with on Christmas Day, that you have a wonderful time, … Continue reading

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Advent Door 23

Not so much a ‘door’ but a lovely ‘over the garden gate’ photograph today! This lovely couple are Mabel and Dave Howells, part of the family that adopted my mother. When Jack and Winifred Howells adopted her they already had … Continue reading

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A Door to Celebrate a 90th Birthday

This door is in a photograph of my great-aunt Rose when she celebrated her 90th birthday on the 7th of November 1985. Here is the full picture:   Rose is on the left, sitting next to her friend. Nancy Dora … Continue reading

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door 21

The door today is the door on this little chapel at Woodvale in Brighton. It’s where there is a small memorial to my parents, Gordon and Enid Dinnis. It is among the rose bushes, and is in a really lovely … Continue reading

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A Summer Holiday Door

Today’s door is the door to our holiday chalet. Most of our family holidays were spent at Pontins Holiday Camps, and this photo is one of the years we took my parents along with us. It was Camber Sands Holiday … Continue reading

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A Church Door

              This is the door to St Nicholas Church, Brighton. It’s the church where my great-great grandparents (John Dinnis and Charlotte Sampson) were married in 1836 on the 28th of December. It is the … Continue reading

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A Very Small Door

Here is a very small door, really more of a doorway! Taken in August 1927 on holiday in Whitley Bay Gordon, Jack and Nancy Dinnis have built a wonderful sandcastle with a door at the bottom! It looks like a … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Door 17

Today we are on the doorstep of 208 Acre Lane, Brixton in London. Today’s door is the home of John Albert Harold Walter Dinnis and his wife Florence Violet (Heard) and this photo was taken in 1965. John was my … Continue reading

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Door 16 and a Fancy Hairdo!

Advent Calendar door number 16 and it’s that photo of me in our front room again, with the boring wallpaper, bird on the wall and a special haircut! This made me think of Christmas and how you like to look … Continue reading

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A Seaside Door

Today’s door is 5 Marine Avenue where we lived from 1986 for about 20 years. At the back of the house is a lovely park, and at the bottom of the road is the seaside. It was a lovely place … Continue reading

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