Tag Archives: Nana

What We Did Next

After a night in London, we went back down to the south coast to spend some time with Nana and Grandad Bob – effectively ending our journey where it began. After a month with Gran and Grandad it only seemed … Continue reading

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22 July 1982

Thur Jul XXII Went to Rotorua Via Waitomo Caves. Caves were Great. Spent Night in youth hostel + Went to Maori Concert – dad got invited up on stage as the honoured guest. Somewhere, there is a photo of Dad … Continue reading

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There’s No Point Getting Old

This week would’ve seen my Gran’s 90th birthday and that made me think about the things that I might have learned from my grandparents. I am not sure I took in that much from my Nana. There were occasionally useful … Continue reading

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10 January1982

Sunday Jan X Lisa + Kevin nearly came to blows in bed today. Dressed up for Breakfast – me Scots Lady! Had a large lunch. Had a bath. Lost Scrabble by 9pts to Nana. Nana’s house was a large bungalow. … Continue reading

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8 January 1982

Friday Jan VIII Went to Lancing. Train Very Late Departing and Very Crowded, ‘though most people got out at E. Croydon. Train Brighton-Lancing Not So Crowded. Thick Snow Last Night. Mr Fords Funeral. Day II Skiving Off School! There you … Continue reading

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The Thirty Year Project

I mentioned last Friday that my Nana had given me a diary as a Christmas present, because we were off to spend a few months in New Zealand and she wanted me to keep a record of my time there. … Continue reading

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Nobody’s Diary?

For Christmas 1981 my Nana gave my sister and I a beautiful Chinese-style notebook each. In return, we gave her (as we gave my other grandparents) a photograph album containing professional pictures of all six members of my family. The … Continue reading

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