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READERS’ STORIES: The Chair and the Pills

By Geoff Lowe, Grassington Like a T- shirt hanging about to get dry, Leonard was flopped over the back of the chair. He was 77 years ld and at last he discovered a good way ...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
man

READERS’ STORIES: Old Godfrey’s Railway

By David PowellI had finally got a weekend off work, and there was, I thought, no better way to spend the Saturday than visiting the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, riding up and down...
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...
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...
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...

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