Tag Archives: Ipswich

Times Past Challenge: Chinese Spoons And Eating Out

Dressed to impress in my purple and white midi dress my mother had made for me and  patent leather, navy-blue sling back shoes with block heels, I walked into the dimly lit Chinese restaurant, mesmerised by the brightly coloured lanterns … Continue reading

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Crazy Alien: Bite-Size Memoir

Whenever I think of anything to do with immigration, I get a shiver of crazy. My first brush with American immigration happened when I turned up alone at Dulles International Airport newly arrived from London. It was 1980, my boyfriend … Continue reading

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Bite Size Memoir Number 6: First Jobs

Lisa has set us up with the theme ‘First Jobs’ for this week’s bite size memoir.  I’m looking forward to reading everybody’s experiences, should be very interesting. Here’s mine, in 150 words (no more, no less!): First Jobs Fresh out … Continue reading

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