1942 ‘Baedeker’ raid

I’ve updated and I hope enhanced the pages on this site relating to the air raid on 29 April 1942. The civilian casualties list has had a lot of visitors in recent days, following an article in The Press about the ‘Baedeker’ raid. I’ve added a page with a simplified, … More …

Tanner’s Moat photo, undated …

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I’d forgotten I had this photo, originally scanned years back, and just rediscovered on my computer.

It’s small, very pale, and faded, but recognisable as a view of Tanner’s Moat (click to enlarge the view) … More …

Capaldi’s Snack Bar, 1950s

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Tower Street, where Capaldi’s had a snack bar, next to the shop selling Frigidaire products, and where, in those days, it was possible to park right in front of your premises to load … More …

My dongle is broken

Thankfully these pages seem to be loading at normal speed now, rather than at snail’s pace. For most people. Not for me, as my wireless dongle keeps disconnecting and has had to be disabled.

I’ve had to resort to my slow (backup) wifi connection, which is a bit like … More …