Little Blue Man: Gate Two

I am making seven posts between my dad’s birthday and Father’s day.  This year Terence Roy Waterfield would have been 90.  We lost him when he was 78.  It takes a long time to process losing a loved one. Gate Two is about Dad’s flat, though the holding image here would suggest the seashore.  When I worked on the project …

Nana-in-Hospital, the NHS and the 70 years anniversary (1948-2018)

Here is my contribution to the NHS 70 years story: Nana – Louisa Harvey – lived as a former ‘workhouse inmate’ in a hospital that changed hands as part of the establishment of the NHS in 1948. For the last three months of 1947 she was attempting a brief spell of time away from the ‘workhouse-cum-hospital’ by accompanying the ex-master …

Carran

I was researching my name and here is the first instalment: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carran I was conceived in Ireland and I would have been delighted to have been born there but I was born in Coventry at Keresley Hospital. http://www.localhistories.org/keresley.html