Monthly Archives: June 2010

Betsy’s War.

During the war, my Grandmother Betsy struggled with rationing, pregnancy and an ill-humoured mother while she waited stoically for the return of her husband, Bert. One day, she received a telegram from him, stating that he would arrive on leave … Continue reading

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I wish, I wish, I wish…..

Yesterday I found myself, placard in hand, standing outside the council HQ in Chatham. Hearing that a protest against George Osbornes’s  swingeing budget cuts was in the offing, my significant other and I fought our way through the hellish rush … Continue reading

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