Category Archives: Childhood & Memories

 Further Childhood memories

The house that we moved to when I was about 6 was where I spent what was the happiest part of my childhood. Looking at it now brings back so many memories. The street has hardly changed, apart from some general cosmetic alterations to some of the houses. It was located in an area of […]


RANDOM MEMORIES When I was a little girl, my family lived in Recife, Northeastern Brazil, located about 10 degrees South of the Equator. In the summer months (Dec. Jan. Feb) it would get so hot, the schools were closed on vacation because it would be intolerable for kids to be in a classroom, not to […]

 The Old Phone.

The Old Phone. When I was quite young, my father had one of the first telephones in our neighborhood. I remember the polished, old case fastened to the wall. The shiny receiver hung on the side of the box. I was too little to reach the telephone, but used to listen with fascination when my […]