Author Archives: Ruiha Smalley

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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Back to Sunnyside

Now to get back to our life in ‘Sunny-Side’.  We were very lucky because we could get all our veg and fruit from the farm, also quite a lot of fruit from the farm, also quite a lot of log … Continue reading

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Ern and myself

Now to get back to Ern and myself. We saved twenty pounds (felt like millionaires). Ern’s Gran was selling her home furniture well we went out on our bikes to have a look at it all and it looked good … Continue reading

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