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generation gap

READERS’ STORIES: Generation gap by Michael Macro

By Michael MacroTom McSweeney kept his eye on the orange float as it bobbed gently in the slow moving stream, and the practised flick that cast it anew at the end of each pass...
butler

READERS’ STORIES: The butler, the cat and Sir James

My visit was to the main house of a large estate, and it stood at the end of a tree lined drive.The central elegant stone edifice with picture windows was flanked by two equally...
A Strand of Hair by David Hall

READERS’ STORIES: A Strand of Hair

Olive reached into the wardrobe and took out the suit her husband had worn to work the previous day - the day on which he had arrived home from work rather late with no...
senior couple

READERS’ STORIES: A State of Grace (part two)

By Partricia Rogers (Continued from the previous post). After a hard life on a sheep farm on the North Yorkshire moors, Grace was widowed when her husband Tom killed himself, and she now runs a...
Allan Emmot

READERS’ STORIES: From cancer to cure…

Allan Emmot, originally from Keighley and now living in Lincolnshire, is a regular contributor to our Readers’ Poems pages under his pen name ‘Aemot.’ In the last issue of Northern Life (NL65) we featured...
Couple Walking on Beach

READERS’ STORIES: A State of Grace (part one) | Readers’ Story

By Partricia RogersGrace had spent most of her life up on the moors above Whitby. It had not been an easy life, and she knew all about coping.Mostly she had coped with the hard...
Polish Pete

READERS’ STORIES: Polish Pete, My New Pal

By David PowellWalking was so much easier in the sunshine. I had just photographed the A4 Pacific ‘Bittern’ as it made its way south through the village of Burn, down the East Coast Main...
Shibden Hall

READERS’ STORIES: Mystery of Shibden Hall

After a week of heavy rain, finally today looked a little better with a hint of sunshine in the air. I was hungry, and, with my birthday coming up tomorrow, I decided to treat...
blues and reds

READERS’ STORIES: You’ll Never Walk Alone

Blue’s rubbish. Red’s the colour,” snapped Joe.His brother, Arthur was quick to retort. “Liar. You’re younger than me. Blue’s best.”It was a regular argument between the twins which Arthur, who was born a few...
lost in time

READERS’ STORIES: Lost in Time

By G HemsonAll my life I had been very fond of one of my aunts. She was always so funny; a vibrant personality, a spade was a spade and in her broad Lancashire dialect...

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