Tag Archives: Photographs

The Similarity Between my Mother and Grandmother

It has been noted before that my mother, Enid May Howells bore a close resemblance to her mother, Queenie Cockett. Here are another couple of photographs that show the continuing similarity as they grew up.           … Continue reading

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When I was three months old

I have been looking through a book of old family photographs and found some of me aged three months. At first I thought this would have been August 1958. But I’m wondering if it might have been a few days earlier, at the … Continue reading

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ATS Badges and Photographs

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Here are a few pictures of badges, memorabilia and photographs from Nancy Dora Dinnis’ time in the ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) 1942 – 1946        

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Gordon Charles Dinnis

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Today, the 29th of September is my Dad’s birthday, he was born on this day in 1923. He passed away in 2001. On his birthday I like to get out some photographs of him, and thought I would share some … Continue reading

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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

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Vote For a Regular Feature

For the final day of Blogging 101 I am planning to introduce a regular feature to my blog. It will be either Funny Photo Friday, which will be an amusing photograph of one of my family, posted every Friday. Or … Continue reading

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Young Love in Queens Road Brighton

I’ve been going through lots of old family photographs I haven’t seen before, and I’ve found it so interesting because something new always turns up when you least expect it. Seeing with fresh eyes means you see things that haven’t … Continue reading

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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

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Yesterdays Selfies (part 2)

I received a lot of feedback on my post about ‘Yesterdays Selfies’ which looked at how various fashions, poses and hairstyles revealed a lot about the time the photograph was taken. A couple of websites in particular were very helpful … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Selfies

These days if you’re on social media it can’t have escaped your notice that a lot of photographs look the same, head and shoulders shot taken from the same angle, people wearing the same style of clothes with similar hairstyles. … Continue reading

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