Archive of May 2012 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

May 30 2012

Growing up

I was 14 and you were 13 and we stood talking together outside the church. Suddenly,I was overcome by a feeling I had never felt before , so I laughed, stole your scarf and threw it over the church wall. I was 14 and you were 13 .How else could I show you I loved […]

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May 26 2012

Princess In Waiting

Princess in Waiting by John Shoneon Friday, May 25, 2012 at 4:12pm · Public Friends (+) Only Me Custom Close Friends Widnes Area See all lists… Family Acquaintances Go Back PublicFriendsOnly MeCustomClose FriendsWidnes AreaSee all lists…FamilyAcquaintancesGo Back Some time ago in a faraway land (not long.long ago,within the last 30 years actually) there lived a […]

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May 06 2012

Grandfather Clocks Old Or New ?

I have received several enquiries lately asking my advice as to whether it is better to buy an antique grandfather clock or a new grandfather clock. I have to say that I am not familiar with the staying power of a new grandfather clock and  what it may or may not be worth sometime in […]

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May 05 2012

Fact About Mahogany Grandfather Clocks

Probably the most sought after antique grandfather clock is the one in a mahogany case ,but did you know that this type of clock first came into being by accident rather than design? Round about the 1760’s the sailing ships of the time were a bit top heavy and were prone to turn over if […]

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May 02 2012

CLOCK LOVER

If I could take a word and hold it gently in my hand, and if I closed my eyes and felt its softness and warmth as I touched it, caressed it and kissed it with my lips, and if I shaped it, moulded it and smoothed it so that it became special and precious to […]

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May 02 2012

TODAY

What did I achieve today? My body aches,I must be credited with something. Was I loved or was I loathed? Did I revive or ruin my reputation? My shoes smile at me from their resting place, they know the effort I made. My computer was my god,and my pen my soul, as I sort peace […]

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May 02 2012

JOHN SHONE’S LAMP

When I was a kid I wasn’t very tall In fact I was small not very tall at all But in my heart I knew I was a champ ‘Cos outside our house stood the Old Gas Lamp Got picked on by the bigger kids and often got a clout Did as I was told […]

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May 02 2012

LEARNING

Today, I walked along the road I had often walked along with you and my world was sad. For my steps were weary and heavy now whereas once they had danced lightly on the joy and happiness you always gave me. My soul cried out in anguish as it sought solace in memories of tender […]

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May 01 2012

MUCK AND BULLETS

When I was younger, I enjoyed two favourite past times, reading and fishing. I spent many happy hours with my line in the water and reading the contents of a good book at the same time. One day while I was idling away at the seaside, an elderly gentleman approached me and asked if I […]

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May 01 2012

DAN THE PIG

This is the tale of a pig named Dan, who drives around in a little white van. Now and then,he has dinner with his gran and the love of his life is a multi talented and hauntingly beautiful one legged chicken named Annabelle. One day Dan and Annabelle decided to drive over and visit their […]

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