Wednesday, 20 July 2011

FRAGMENTS
OR A BIT OF LIGHT HOUSEHOLD ARCHEOLOGY.
Look what the Hippy discovered today.
Isn't she beautiful?

Such a tiny tiny fragment of a life already lived.
Left behind, caught up behind the door frame in our little box room.
I wonder what the rest of the wall paper looked like.
Who chose it.
Who hung it?
When did it grace the walls of my little tumble down end of terrace?
Who would lie in bed making up stories about the little Welsh Woman.
And what were those stories.
Not for the first time in life I find my self wishing inanimate objects could talk.
I shall return with tales of children's sewing workshops and some light knitting.
Love Nora xx

4 comments:

  1. It's an omen:You must move to Wales!!! X

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  2. Just wish I could feel as nostalgic about the 100 damn layers of varnish we are trying to strip of our stairs and skirting!! M x

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  3. such an amazing find.....I hope you're keeping it????

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  4. I read somewhere recently that if you want to leave a bit of a time capsule for another family who might own your house to find, you should leave a little written account of your lives behind light switch plates. People don't change them out very often so what a surprise it would be eh? I would be beside myself with glee if I found a treasure like that!

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