Readers' Stories

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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...
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...
man and dog

READERS’ STORIES: A Man, a Dog and a Waterfall

By K Halstead Our walking party had settled for a snack at Goredale when a man with a collie dog passed, to stand at the floor of the falls. It was obvious that they understood...
lady with laptop

READERS’ STORIES: Marjorie’s Lucky Break

By David Hall Marjorie 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...
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...

READERS’ STORIES: Ghost Busters Are Us

by Patricia W Tapsell, Burnley I've never seen a ghost, nor do I particularly want to. I think that maybe they can exist because I've heard of people's experiences of seeing ghosts but I'd just...
man

READERS’ STORIES: Old Godfrey’s Railway

By David Powell I 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...

READERS’ STORIES: The Ticking Clock

By Joan M Crossley, Oswaldtwistle The 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...

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, 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...

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