It doesn't seem that long ago. The place hasn't changed, but you have. We used to come here as a family and you ran around the cobbled street and dashed in and out of the old shops and took a trip on the old trams and we had lunch in the cafe and watched the … Continue reading WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?
The Blurb: What was it like for children growing up in rural Suffolk during World War 2? Elsie and her family live in a small double-storey cottage in Bungay, Suffolk. Every night she lies awake listening anxiously for the sound of the German bomber planes. Often they come and the air raid siren sounds signalling … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: WHILE THE BOMBS FELL by ROBBIE CHEADLE and ELSIE HANCY EATON
Being abandoned by his family every Christmas as a child had set off the downward spiral. Thirty years later, he had finally hit rock bottom. Cassandra lay naked on the bed, her skin blotchy and bruised, the needle still hanging out her arm. He shelled out the notes from his wallet and left them on … Continue reading HOME ALONE 13: HOLIDAY IN THE HACIENDA
Archie sat atop the bogie kart. The road stretched out in front of him. And below him. A long way below him. 'Are you sure about this, Archie?' his best friend and fellow kart-builder Bill asked. Archie saw the look of genuine concern in his classmate's face. He pulled the racing goggles over his eyes … Continue reading ONWARD
Weary Thomas trundled down the track. It had been a busy day on the island of Sodor. All the children had been to visit and have their photo taken with the No. 1 engine. The Fat Controller had been very proud of Thomas. Left alone at the end of the day each engine puffed away … Continue reading A VERY USEFUL ENGINE