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The Big One

READERS’ STORIES: The Big One

by Sheila Hall.I moved into my new house in Lytham (actually it was a very old one) the year after my divorce. There was so much needed to be done in the Victorian house...
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...
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...
shoes

READERS’ STORIES: All My Wives

By Olwen Lund, ColneHis 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...

READERS’ STORIES: Sovereigns for Sadie

The lone figure of a young girl trudged wearily along the rutted cart tracks heading north towards comparative safety. Behind her, Sadie had fled from her home in Lancashire knowing that she would not see...

READERS’ STORIES: An Extraordinary Day

Ethel Baily, ColneMrs. 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...
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...

READERS’ STORIES: The Ticking Clock

By Joan M Crossley, OswaldtwistleThe Angels gathered in the still, frost-filled air. Festive flowers and plants grew in abundance, along with the holly. The laying geese enjoyed a well-earned rest. Out with the old...
lady with laptop

READERS’ STORIES: Marjorie’s Lucky Break

By David HallMarjorie eased the mouse over one of the lines of text on her screen and clicked. The page opened and she examined it with interest.Leaving that page she called up one she...
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...

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