Category Archives: Ephemera

After caring – 1. enduring power of attorney

Bookselling, blogging and maintaining websites have had to be placed on the back-burner since late November 2014 when my uncle, the last remaining member of my mother’s generation and who lived about three miles from me, was admitted to hospital. … Continue reading

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Historical Lowestoft lithograph

I was very tempted with this today. Lot no. 2 in Key’s auction of East Anglian Art at Aylsham was described as a mid-19th Century hand-coloured lithograph, after J. Reid and engraved by F. Jones, a ‘View of the New … Continue reading

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Lowestoft WW1 Memorial

Recently a neighbour, knowing my interest in local and military history, showed me a programme for the dedication of the memorial to the 716 Lowestoft men killed during World War One. The sadder thing still about the memorial, apart from … Continue reading

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Plus ça change

Happy New Year! The French have a much more picturesque and simpler way of saying ‘the more things change, the more they remain the same’. I was sorting out some ephemera and this Emmwood cartoon depicting Ike and Kruschev in … Continue reading

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