Archive for April, 2015

2DC25 Cockington Forge, near Torquay, Devon. Photo : E Ludwig “Dear Elizabeth. We are now in Devon and we hope to see this place tomorrow. We’ve had a lovely time and the weather has been perfect. Hope you and mother are well. Lots of love from us all from Nana (Allen).” 27th April 1984


2SOA14 The Gardens of New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo : E Ludwig “We arrived here today on the last leg of our mini holiday! We went down to Chichester last Wednesday – stayed two nights there. Then on Friday we went on via Petersfield – Winchester (quite dreadful traffic there!) – then Romsey. That was quieter so we […]


2DC149 Fishing Trawlers at Newlyn, Cornwall. Photo : E Ludwig “Dear Liz. From the heart of the healthiest county. Greetings. Received letter this morning, many thanks, quite flabbergasted! I will be at school on dates mentioned if that’s all right but not 27th, kids back then! Having a lovely but wind blown holiday, will send cream. Visited […]


2DC938 Torpoint Ferry Photo : D Noble “Dear all. This is the ferry Mrs Rowe went to school by. Every time we go to Dartmoor this way it is either by ferry or bridge because we are on a peninsula. Weather pretty mixed. Going to Dartmouth today, hoping to go on Dartmouth railway if the rain keeps […]


2DC499 St. Endoc Church, Daymer Bay, Trebetherick, near Polzeath, Cornwall. Photo : E Ludwig “Have just popped in for a few essentials but will avoid like the plague tomorrow – ‘obby Horse day! Car park already full. Will not stray far from Harlyn or just visit the old haunts – sun very hot, ideal for sleeping, reading […]


“Dear William. This is the seaside that Phil and I were coming to when you saw us off this morning. On the way on the train we saw lots of cows, sheep and lovely baby lambs, also seagulls and a heron fishing in a river for his lunch. We saw some donkeys too, running around […]


2DC490 Sunset over Hope Cove, South Devon Photo : E Nägele “Dear mother and father. We are having a lovely time, though the weather is doing its best to put us off – so far its been very wet and windy most of the time. This morning is a bit better and we’re down on the […]