Author Archives: mgouldth

About mgouldth

Retired pastor and schoolteacher.

Opera Revisited

Post written by Grace Gouldthorpe. Music has been a passion in my life since the age of 8 when I started learning to play the piano. I enjoyed it very much. By the age of 11, I had passed all … Continue reading

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My beloved friend Bill (William K. Marr December 29 1934-January 26 2018)

Posted by Martin – February 12 2018. In September 1954 I was 19 years old and serving in the RAF.  I was stationed at RAF Turnhouse in Edinburgh.  I worked in the Air Traffic Control department as an RTDF (Radio … Continue reading

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Grace’s belated 80th birthday party

Grace celebrated her 80th birthday on December 16, 2016.  Nephew Huw and his wife Pam organized a surprise party for her.  With all the invitations done, arrangements made and supplies obtained, it sadly had to be cancelled at the last … Continue reading

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Founding Grange Fellowship Members meet again in Canada – September 2017

As many of you will know, the Grange Fellowship was founded in 1961 when four teenage girls, all students of Grace at Hammersmith County School for Girls in west London, UK, began to attend a weekly get together in our … Continue reading

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The Bride of Christ

This is a brief introduction to the post that follows, detailing a remarkable display titled “The Bride of Christ” celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation that began in earnest on October 31, 1517 when Martin Luther posted his … Continue reading

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Beryl (Morgan) Franklin – January 10th,1924-February 9th, 2017

When I was twelve years of age and living in Port Talbot, south Wales, one of my close friends was Elizabeth, (née Jones) Dumayne, fondly known as Lib.  She had been invited to be a bridesmaid at a wedding and asked me … Continue reading

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Canada in Winter

Many people around the world, when they think of Canada in winter, picture in their minds deep snow, bitingly cold temperatures, snow blowing into huge drifts, polar bears ambling down the main streets of towns and people dressed in very … Continue reading

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