Tag Archives: old photographs

Mothering Sunday

Today is Mother’s Day, and it makes me look backwards and forwards at the same time as I think of my mother, as well as my own children and being so thankful for them. I got out some old photographs of … Continue reading

Posted in Enid May Howells, Queenie Cockett | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment


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

Posted in jackiedinnis | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in World War 2 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Remembering Mum

This gallery contains 7 photos.

Enid May Dinnis 08 March 1927 – 13 November 2000

More Galleries | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Who Is This Man?

Who Is This Man? This photograph was sent to me a few days ago by Mary, one of my newly found American cousins. Thanks Mary 🙂 It was sent with the message “My mom had this in the John Dinnis … Continue reading

Posted in John Dinnis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

I’ve Seen the Light

It has to be said that there are some very clever people out there in Blogland. One of these is Michael A. Rios and you can find him here: http://michaelriosphotos.wix.com/one-pager-portfolio Michael works magic with old photographs, breathing new life into … Continue reading

Posted in Annie Cleeve, Charlotte Harriet Dinnis, Dummer, Edith Maud W Cleeve, Grace Cleeve, Olive Cleeve, Rose Cleeve | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Detective Work and Photographs

There is so much to be gained from going over the same things again. I nearly always find something new when I revisit a photo. One of the photographs I have been looking at recently had a big question mark … Continue reading

Posted in Catherine Taylor, Elsie Lilian Julia Dinnis | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The Very Well Dressed Boy

Jack Douglas Dinnis was always very smartly dressed. We saw that in a previous post. Even when spending a day on the beach he looked immaculate. Here he is on Brighton beach on the 5th of August 1931, wearing his … Continue reading

Posted in Annie Cleeve, Gordon Charles Dinnis, Jack Douglas Dinnis, Nancy Dora Dinnis, Ronald Stanley Dinnis | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Family Photographs and the Joy of Sharing

This gallery contains 4 photos.

I’ve been a bit quiet for the past week, but as usual when I go quiet it just means I’ve been very busy!  I recently had a visit from my lovely cousin Sue, who brought over two biscuit tins full … Continue reading

More Galleries | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments