Non-fiction

Cherry

VIVA MILANO! - PART 5 - HOME TRUTHS

It’s hard to believe but important to remember that back in the swinging days of the 1960s communications were a whole lot more difficult than they...

Walking the Hall with Mr. Baseball

Much earlier in Mr. Baseball's game but only a couple of years in the past. We were walking in the hallway together when the secretary from the main...

A Journey To The Buffers Ch 1 (3)

I visited a preserved railway recently and was slightly bemused to see the individual break all the pipes but not replace them and then proceed to...
Cherry

VIVA MILANO! - PART 4 r R & R - THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

During my stay in Milan, I visited the cinema three times. Once with my Italian friend Anna, when I had my first viewing of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang...
Cherry

VIVA MILANO! PART 4 - R & R - OUT & ABOUT

Life in Milan in the late 60s was not all toil. They say all work and no play make Giulia a dull signorina. Not much chance of that. The arrival of a...
Cherry

VIVA MILANO! - PART 3 - HI HO HI HO OFF TO WORK I GO

Monday morning dawned at the YWCA in Milan, and, in spite of the enjoyable evening spent with (teetotal) Anna the previous day, I woke up bright and...

Still in the Game

I'd miss Mr. Baseball more if I didn't dream about him so often. I dreamt about him again last night. He was laughing. He was healthy. We were making...

A Journey To The Buffers Ch 1

I had a long love affair with trains and ultimately achieved my dream before moving on to teaching. I start as all stories do with 'In the beginning...' and I begin at St Pancras in 1958. None of the stories are fictional, but I claim the writers perogative to 'jazz up certain bits'
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