Just revisiting as I scroll down my posts. I would say that so far this one is my favourite.
The above picture was taken from a diabetes charity card seen in a charity shop a few years ago. I have recently been sorting stuff and there it was.
At the time I identified with the picture on the cover bringing back childhood hopes and determination.
As a child our family stayed every September at my mum’s family home in South Donegal, Ireland. My school friends would Holiday in bracing Blackpool with it’s donkey rides on the beach & fun fairs.
Even though the seaside was at least 15 miles from our holiday home and we had no transport I still took the essential bucket and spade determined to share a similar experience to that of my friends.
The holiday began with a fascinating overnight sea crossing from Heysham, Lancashire to Belfast. The boat train from Chorley, Lancashire passed the spectacular illuminations of the seaside town of Morecambe. The journey…
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