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Santa’s Magic Rubs Off

As a small child, I found the magic of Christmas palpable. I’d imagine what it would be like to visit Santa’s home and watch the elves making the toys. I’d try extra hard to be really good in the hope that I’d get something really nice at Christmas and my sister and I would sit […]

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Eric has a family grave in the closed graveyard by St Mary & St Margaret Church in Castle Bromwich. The first time he and his Aunt took me to see it we spent ages searching for it without any success. The graveyard was so badly over grown and covered in brambles that it was virtually […]

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Remembrance Sunday

My earliest memories of Remembrance Sunday in Castle Bromwich are of standing at the window with Ashleigh as a baby watching the march past our house and listening to the marching band. These days, the march to the church no longer takes place and I wander down to the Green to listen and watch. For […]

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