Archive of antique Archives - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Feb 06 2019


I took the clock to London strapped on the top of my Austin 1100, and true to his word, the advertiser, a Mr. Ronnie Moore, who resided in Fulham, gave me the £30.00 for it. He also paid my expenses. Although I knew little or nothing about grandfather clocks at that time, Ronnie , who […]

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Jan 18 2019

Added Ryder to Me, Cricket and Sconny Purcell

A Couple of weeks later we faced St Bedes again in the Baseball final. Me and Sconny Purcell were once again captains. On this occasion we absolutely slaughtered them.There was only one outstanding captain on that day and it wasn’t Sconny Purcell. In fact, If I had scored a couple more runs I would have […]

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Jan 14 2019

Me, Cricket and Sconny Purcell (Parf Eleven)

I was fielding in my usual suicide position of silly mid on, when one of our bowlers (who shall be nameless at this time) let go a loose full toss. The Bedes batsman( whose name I never knew) smashed it with all his strength at me standing five yards away. I could neither jump, duck, […]

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Jan 07 2019

Me, Cricket amd Sconny Purcell (Part Seven)

Wickets fell,but runs still trickled along,it was going to be very,very close. Then it came to the final crunch. The last pair were at the wicket and there was a crowd of people, mums,dads.teachers etc. surrounding the scorers when the message eventually came through that the Paddys were 44 for nine. “Right Shone ” Sammy […]

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Jan 05 2019

Me Cricket and Sconny Purcell (Part Six)

I couldn’t believe it the mighty Bedes ,Sconny Purcell and all, had been beaten by a bunch of Paddy kids from West Bank,we had another chance. What made it more exciting was that in six days time, we had to play that same bunch of Paddy Kids and we had to win! When we arrived […]

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Jan 02 2019

Me,Cricket,and Sconny Purcell (Part Five)

I just stood there, and for about ten seconds or so I must have died, then I wanted to be sick..” Sammy immediately said ” Alright Shone, get your self ready “, but for the first time in my life, I really didn’t feel like playing cricket. Not that it mattered much on the day […]

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Jan 01 2019

Me,Cricket and Sconny Purcell (Part Four)

  Half an hour later ,as the team got up to leave, I automatically got up with them. “Sit down Shone ” said Sammy “You are not going anywhere ” and off they went without me ” I had taught Sammy Butterworth all he knew about cricket and He had left me behind. I sat […]

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Nov 24 2018

Odd Set Upset( part three)

    Pot had a ready made ally in Saucer who loathed Cup with equal intensity. Saucer could remember the time when he had been concave, but all that had long since been altered by the arrival of cup. Cup was a pig. For the past five years that ugly, cracked, rotund little freak had […]

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Nov 14 2018

A Scar On the Hand by Corin Trivass

“A scar on the hand is worth two on the face” said the man in the forest that day. He didn’t look young, but supple and strong as he strode from from behind a tree “That’s an oak he murmered ” pointing at a powerful, thrusting tree a tree that was real and had every […]

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Nov 01 2018

Come And Join us by Corin Trivass

Listen friends, You might as well be dead. What a wonderful escape death must be,. an escape from your futile, infantile, sterile world Wake up you people before it’s too late don’t let democratic slime cloud your minds. Match-stick men leave your boxes, you won’t be burned, can you remember the last time you were […]

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