Memory Lane

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Action man Flame thrower.

The UK version of this was called: "Action Man." When I think back, I wonder how childhood has changed. Are kids wrapped in cotton wool? Or are they now more free to find themselves? Should we go back to the good old days? If this toy were put on sale today there would be riots in the streets. With... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

A writing Job.

This picture is a representation of what ran my life for a long time. Writing. I was convinced that this is was how I would make my living. I was to get loads of short stories published, then a novel, then a TV show, and then just sit back and let everyone tell me how wonderful I was. There were... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, June 26, 2020


This photo could have been us at Castle Donington back in the 1980s. The music then was heavy metal, something I can't really listen to now, as I've mellowed to a more Prog-rock sound. But back then it was my whole world. They say: "Never meet your heroes." And I think a lot of those rock gods were... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

War themes

When I see this album cover, it takes me back to one of my first albums in a very large collection. I can remember each film, and listening to each track. I see nothing wrong in being nostalgic when it held so many good memories. I think the David Lean films were the best made. Lawrence and Bridge... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Kids Comics

Thi was a kids comic that had a big influence on me. Science fiction really put the light on my head in the early 70's and any Gerry Anderson project worked. In those days I thought there was a wonderful future ahead, where anything could happen. Anything good. Steve. Sign in to see full entry.

Exchange & Mart

Exchange & Mart This magazine was responsible for my modern life. It provided me with some breakthroughs, so valuable, I cannot imagine my life without it. The main one would be writing. It's tough to explain to kids born before the Net just how bad things were. There were no places for new writers... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Memories from my mind.

A few years ago I started a small project, just for me, about memories from my past. I watched a video about Alzheimer patience recording as much as possible so they could refer back to simple things in their day, to help them try to put together a normal day. Some old folks homes have a memory lane... Sign in to see full entry.

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