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About Veronica Nowell Author

Veronica Nowell has published four books since 2008. 'a farthing cone', 'a fourpenny wafer' and 'six chocolate coated ice creams'. These have now been produced as a trilogy under the name 'ice creams'. the fourth book is titled 'rainbow icecream'.

‘You are my Sunshine!’ Blog 23-2018

“A lady teacher, whose name I can’t remember, held a class concert, at school, when I was about eight, everybody had to participate.” Doug conjectured. “I have no Idea what I did but I remember there were twins in my … Continue reading

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The past has nothing new to say to you Blog 22-2018

“You know what today is?” She said as I sensed the sadness in her voice.  For a moment I was puzzled and then it came back to me. It was at this point that the quotation a friend had shared … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money! Blog 21-2018

“I remember the days when to access our money at the bank all you needed was a passbook.” I grinned as we were out walking in the sunshine. Doug and I were laughing because a certain third party, whose name … Continue reading

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Cornish Pasties Blog 20-2018

“A traditional pasty from Cornwall, I am told, is something that’s made with Swede, Potato, onion and skirt steak.” Annie Smithers, the Gardener/Restaurateur/Chef, declared on Gardening Australia the other Friday night. Needless to say I was all ears. “Well that’s … Continue reading

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Ten Pound Poms! Blog No19-2018

“This is so like my story,” I exclaimed to Yvette as I started to read the non-fiction children’s book she had handed me. “Maybe, she’s been reading my book?” I grinned! Book week was on the agenda at school and … Continue reading

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Recycling! Blog 18 – 2018

“What’s the Peoples friend?” Jenny questioned a couple of weeks ago. “They are the magazines I have in my car for you,” responded Ann. I interjected. “They’re the magazines which Bronwyn buys and passes on to me to read. I … Continue reading

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The world of the generous…..Blog 17-2018

“I can’t believe I was being so grumpy.” I remarked to Doug. “That’s not like me! Is it?” I questioned as an afterthought. This conversation took place because I had been canvassed to give a donation to a charity and … Continue reading

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Is the Pope Catholic? Blog 16 – 2018

“They are letting too many ‘Protties’ into the school!” the elderly lady confided. I smiled and made some remark like “Do you think so?” It was the late seventies and we were attending a function at St Paul’s, a small, … Continue reading

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Where is your Durham Cathedral? Blog 15-2018

“I just love this place,” he reflected, as his eyes scanned the space and seemed to drink in the atmosphere. This was Martin Shaw musing in one of the final episodes of Inspector George Gently. The place he was talking … Continue reading

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‘Mixed Messages’ Blog 14 – 2018

The Card read ‘My Grandma is a star because she is a follower of God the most high and she is the best.’ I am sure many other Grandmas’ received such precious handwritten cards around mother’s day. The reason I mention … Continue reading

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