Overseas

A New Zealand Adventure. (2013)

Elizabeth wanted to see the world and emigrated to New Zealand in 1952. She had a happy life there working in offices and running a shop with her husband and looking after children in a children’s home. Homesick for the snow, she returned to England in 2004 and settled in Thetford. Starting out I started […]

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Assumptions

Why they never get it One of the things I’ve decided over decades is that nobody ever really understands someone else’s position. I think of this whenever anyone (sometimes including me) comments adversely on someone else’s job: like teachers (which I was for most of my life). Of course they get all these long holidays, […]

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The Agricultural Missionary

Now what I’ve got to say really is all based on the fact that in retrospect I believe that God has been in control of my life; He has been leading and guiding by His Holy Spirit, thus I take no credit for what has been accomplished. I was born in Hendon in 1930, the […]

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Training with the Co-op

The first two points I’d like to make are: I’m now in my 70s and also despite living in Norwich area and enjoying it, I’m still very much a Suffolk man. I left school at 16, and just before then I filled in the application forms to join a particular branch of the Royal Navy. […]

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