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Coming soon, “Snapshots from Memory”, by Jo Johnson

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An extract from my forthcoming autobiography: SNAPSHOTS FROM MEMORY The Autobiography of a Greenock Academy Schoolboy From Chapter 1, ‘Earliest Memories’ … “Miss Francis was both owner and teacher at ‘Beltrees Private Kindergarten’, situated in a house on The Esplanade … … Miss Francis was a diminutive woman with brown hair, intelligent eyes, a gravelly …

God’s Acre

GOD’S ACRE by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882) I LIKE that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls The burial-ground God’s-Acre! It is just; It consecrates each grave within its walls, And breathes a benison o’er the sleeping dust. God’s-Acre! Yes, that blessed name imparts Comfort to those who in the grave have sown The seed that they …