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Belfast Bath Time

Malt and Cod Liver Oil does not seem to have been a feature of many people’s childhoods, but it was a big, sticky boke-inducing part of mine.  In Belfast in the early 1960s, we were served a heaped spoonful on … Continue reading

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In and Out go Dusty Bluebells

I can still smell the wood of our church hall floor. In the summer, it was warmed by the sun, shining through the small, high windows and it smelt of dust and cheese and its own warm wood smell. I … Continue reading

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