Welcome to Onandon

Welcome to Onandon

Welcome to Onandon

All rights of authorship claimed by A.Chakir/A.Gouedard (unless stated otherwise). You may share or reblog but only under my name.


My Great-Grandmother was a Victorian. When I was five in the 1950s, I went to see her with my Mum and my Nan.  We went to her house in Grove Green Road, London, E11. She had white hair pulled back in a tight bun, a long black skirt and button boots, a crisp white blouse … Continue reading Nan


‘Why do you always get blackcurrant jam?’ ‘Because it’s sweet but also sharp. I like a little bit of sour.’ ‘Well, try this jam.’ ‘OK. Ahhhh, strawberry. Tastes like a childhood love affair when there were fairies at the bottom of our garden. We grew them there. I forgot how much I like strawberry jam.’ … Continue reading Jam

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  1. Yes! We all need to clean our desks. ‘Penny’s Desk’ is a good reminder.

  2. Barbara Swprds on 1967

    The images and story in ‘1967’ moved me deeply.

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