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May 16 2019

An Hotel in Winter (A Brave old Man)Part 2

When I wasn’t watching the  television I spent most of  my time writing, although the atmosphere was hardly the sort to inspire a budding Longfellow. The old man made me weary at times. He fell asleep every couple of hours or so and he didn’t just snore he bellowed. I could have gone to my […]

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Jan 07 2019

Me, Cricket amd Sconny Purcell (Part Seven)

Wickets fell,but runs still trickled along,it was going to be very,very close. Then it came to the final crunch. The last pair were at the wicket and there was a crowd of people, mums,dads.teachers etc. surrounding the scorers when the message eventually came through that the Paddys were 44 for nine. “Right Shone ” Sammy […]

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Oct 15 2018

Hanging the Pendlum on a Grandfather Clock

Most pendulums have a front and back. The flat, polished part of the pendulum bob, should be at the front. If you have had the pendulum sent to you fastened to a piece of wood, the feather or suspension spring, may need a turn to get it correctly positioned on the pendulum rod. Feed the […]

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Jan 15 2018

I Looked Through My Window Pane

I looked through my window pane,and there I saw a cloud, drifting along in the sky and i said to myself. far away from the crowd,why oh why can’t I ? Then my little boy said ” Daddy,I love you ” made me feel so proud tell me how,won’t you tell me how.I could ever […]


Jun 25 2017


the morning air, still cold from night brings sounds and smells. and cold grey light lights up the fading pattern on the wall. the household is awakening to the rattle and clink of breakfast things, for the milkman has made his call. the milkman softly urged his horse that pulled the drey with graceful force, […]

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Apr 26 2017

Lawrence Earnshaw an Extraordinary Cheshire Man(part four)

Earnshaw was acquainted with the celebrated Mr.Brindley, and while the latter was conducting the Duke of Bridgewater’s great canal works, near Manchester, they sometimes met and it is said that so engrossed were their minds with the various schemes that they had on hand that the two congenial spirits did not soon separate The countenance of […]


Jun 11 2013


The craftsmen who made the cases for Cheshire Grandfather clocks ran alongside the best case makers from any part of the country, for quality and style. Superb cases were made from the very elaborate walnut and mahogany cases right down to the very desirable plain and simple cottagers’ oak cased clocks. Like other parts of […]

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