Author Archives: Ruiha Smalley

Ern

Then I went back down the Hall to work, Babs came to  do the washing up.  Mind you down there you did whatever was needed of you, cooking, cleaning, washing up, waiting on tables or anything else.  It made it a … Continue reading

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Owletts

Pushing on with work at Owletts this week, Tuesday to Thursday…meet at Shorne at 10am or direct at Owletts at 10:30am. Hope it’s a little cooler…

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Life with Ted

Very hard but no more sitting back feeling sorry for myself.  I wanted to die but I didn’t.  I did ask God but he said ‘no’.  Ern had been taken up to heaven. Ted Robinson Two years later I had … Continue reading

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Back on the farm

Mr Marks came to see me and asked if I would go back to work, said it would be better to be with folk.   So I started down the hall again.   I used to look at the lawns and think … Continue reading

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On the farm

If on the farm I was picking after my flask was empty I would shuck the peas and put them in my flask, they would be already to cook when I got home.  Beside that I would also fill a … Continue reading

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