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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...
lost in time

READERS’ STORIES: Lost in Time

By G Hemson All 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...

READERS’ STORIES: Did She Believe in Love

By Jennie Tarr, Oldham Hannah didn’t think she knew the meaning of love, or romance. What had that to do with her life? She lived in an old farmhouse, a remote area, in the hills...
generation gap

READERS’ STORIES: Generation gap by Michael Macro

By Michael Macro Tom 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...

READERS’ STORIES: An Extraordinary Day

Ethel Baily, Colne Mrs. Simpson was tired of being a victim. Tired of people that pushed her about, ignored her or took advantage of her. Tired of people that thought she was what the young...
Yorkshire Ripper

A Ripping Yorkshire Yarn

By Heather Jadhav, Blackburn This is a fictionalised account of a real event. The fiction lies in the fact I was stopped by three men in one evening, I merged the second two into one...
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...
Couple Walking on Beach

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

By Partricia Rogers Grace 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...
shoes

READERS’ STORIES: All My Wives

By Olwen Lund, Colne His profile was interesting enough for me to want to know more. I’m not talking about a physical profile (as in a sideways photo - the sort they take when you’re...
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...

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