Today I was chatting to Gordon Sylvester whose father had Fred’s Barber's on Sea View Street. It was prompted by my sharing a photo on a local … [Read more...] about A Stroll Down Memory Lane
I enjoyed putting together this list of top ten things to do in Cleethorpes in the summer of 1939. I imagined what one of the characters in The … [Read more...] about Cleethorpes – Top Ten things to do in Summer 1939
A Skegness Chick I've often wondered why some people love to perform and entertain. I can't think of anything worse than standing up in front of an … [Read more...] about Let me Entertain you – please!
Where the Poppies Are There was a framed scroll on the wall in my Nanny Lettie's hallway. It was facing the door to the lounge so that every time my … [Read more...] about Remembrance – Where the Poppies Are
The Palace Orchestra When I put a call out for memories regarding the Palace Theatre in Grimsby I had no inkling of the richness of stories … [Read more...] about Brighowgate Children’s Home & The Palace
Theatres are closed as they were in 1939 when war was declared. Many of them soon reopened – although not all – and many were lost to bombing raids. … [Read more...] about The Palace Theatre, Grimsby – Up in the Gods