Week 25 – Sports Awards

Last week’s post on the Cripps family football sporting heroes, sent my blog stats skyrocketing. I’m glad the server held up with all the hits it got! It had me thinking about the sports that I’ve been involved in and it wasn’t until I started putting this blog together, that I realised how many different types of sport I have played. Continue reading

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Week 24 – Sporting Heroes

The Cripps’ have done well over the years for their sporting ability, especially Australian Rules football. Recently I was asked if I had a list of the descendants from Charles Thomas Cripps in a family tree, so I put together a tree with the help of my cousin Joanne Parker and came up with quite an impressive list of players for both the WAFL (West Australian Football League) and the AFL (Australian Football League). Continue reading

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Week 23 – A Quirky Family Story of the Lost Ring

This is just a little a little story that I remember about my grandmother, Annie Herbert née Caddy. Nanna, as we used to call her, often visited us on the farm at Mumby, Northampton for Christmas, although there were other times throughout the year.

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Week 22 – Food

We’ve talked about shops and shopping, which covered where to buy food from, but this week it’s about the food we eat. This is going to take a bit of memory digging to remember what we used to eat as kids, but as with all my blogs, once I start writing, the memories come flooding back.

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Week 21 – Shops and Shopping

Oh no! The two most dreaded words in my vocabulary. Wikipedia refers to shopping as a venue for retail shopping, online or market. A business that presents a selection of goods and offers to trade or sell them to customers for money or other goods. Continue reading

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Week 20 – History Books to e-Readers

Last week’s blog post was about some of the primary school books that I read growing up, so now that life has gone on, the busy times are behind me and I’m semi-retired, this post is about books that I read now and the transition to e-books. Continue reading

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