July 3rd, 2014

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A Bite Of The Madeleine

My parents and I started taking colour slides in the mid 1960s. Between us we accumulated thousands of images- which were viewed once or twice on the big screen, put away in boxes and then largely forgotten.

Now, thanks to Ailz, I have a scanner....

I fetched a load of boxes down from the attic this morning. Pictures from '64 and '65. A holiday in France, my grandmother with her dogs, my sister and I in the garden at Hadlow. Solemn little chap I was.

And here are the frozen tunny fish we saw lying about on the quay at Concarneau. It's something I've always remembered but I hadn't known that my father had a picture of them...