Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year

Hello everyone, next year, lets get us all leaving comments against the items posted. It would be great to find more contributions from different people. Remeber the site is for us all to record our memories of Abergele. So simple … Continue reading

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The Fairy Shoe

A little boy about 7 used to wonder if Fairies and the magic that surrounded them really did exist. His Granddad had told him that he had once seen them on his way home. How much he wanted it to … Continue reading

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Bedtime Story

Mo and Bill use continental quilts since coming back from Canada. They’d emigrated and returned to Abergele with crew cuts. We’d been happy with sheets and camberwick¬† blankets. They’d kept us warm even on nights so cold you could scrape … Continue reading

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Monkey Boots

“Make sure you’ve put on clean socks Gareth, I’m taking you to have your feet measured after school today,” said Mum. Last time, it was a shiny tape measure bound around my socked foot; this time it was a device … Continue reading

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The Abergele Visitor

The Abergele Visitor was pushed¬† through our letterbox every Friday. It was printed in Abergele, in a room with lino on the floor above the Visitor Office newsagents, next door to the Bee. Our neighbour Gordon Hughes was the printer … Continue reading

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