Category Archives: Life in the North

dayoot

Years ago before buses or charabangs, day trips out used drays. T he ladies of Coach road decided on a day trip to Newbiggin by the sea. the dray was a flat four wheeled cart. The trippers had to bring … Continue reading

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gloworm

I’d heard of gloworms. but thought of them as fairies or elves . As I’d never seen one until 1939 when i was 16 I first saw them on the stairs in the Welcombe Hotel in Stratford on Avon. The … Continue reading

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