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Glorious Britain

Theme Calendar - Glorious Britain

Featuring 12 captioned photos of Glorious Britain. A4 sized calendar, opening to A3.

Memories of St Ives

I think in this difficult year of 2020 our thoughts go back to happier times. I was searching for Pednolva House, St Ives when I came across this link. My family and I spent all the summers from 1980 to 1986 with Miss Johnson at Pednolva House. She had converted the family house into two upstairs flats whilst at (...Read full memory)

In 1969 we visited St Ives in Cornwall for our annual summer holidays but on this occasion due to it being a last minute decision we had not booked our accommodation. Travelling from Bedfordshire in those days was considered by most to be a bit of a trek and it was usual to stop-over but we chose to plough- on arriving (...Read full memory)

The man on the step here is a distant relative of mine, possibly my great-great grandfather. Another picture that I have known of for ages but never known its origins.

The alleyway to the left was known as "Pudding Bag Lane" (only one way in and one way out!). The correct name was Capel Court however. The area ( to the everlasting shame of the town council), was swept away in the 1930s for 'redevelopment'. The area it occupied is now a car park at the rear on The Sloop Inn.

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