Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Together a different time and generation.

Together through adversity , surviving dramatic childhoods, adulthood was no less traumatic yet it is a love story that endured time and went against society. My grandparents were very special to me , my granddad was a forgiving person , whilst my Nan was not. Yet despite being like chalk and cheese they had a unique quality  their togetherness, lasted through the ages they lived in the same road for over 40 years.

A different time, a  generation reeling from the complexities of war with mysteries of working for the government and secret work that included working for Winston Churchill and Bletchley Park. To my Nan who endured tuberculous like my Grandad and who also spent many a year recovering in hospital from another ailment so meeting my Mother had to be fostered.

My Grandad together with a friend in a sanatorium.

My Grandad at his brothers wedding.

My Grandparents together.

My Grandad.

My Grandparent & Mother together.


  1. what a lovely story, wonderful memories and brilliant photographs.

  2. I love seeing old photos! Lovely post xxxx

  3. Aww those photos are brilliant. I love the last one where they're a family. Times were so different then weren't they with all that went on in the war. But they always never seemed to lose their smiles.

  4. I wish I had old photos like that. Love old photos!

  5. Fabulous photos, thanks for sharing their story as well.

  6. thanks for the welcome- loved your post. Reconnecting with our past and keeping people's memories alive & photos preserved is so important for all of us. Gorgeous pics- looks like your family were very happy.

  7. What lovely pictures xx its so nice to see some old one x

  8. Great photos. Happy memories. Nothing like a pile of old photos to browse through.

  9. Great story , love looking at old photos :)


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