Thursday, July 30, 2009


I got an e-mail from my uncle Patrick today asking about the photographs I had taken when visiting him in the UK about 3 years ago. In particular the photos I had taken of Jean, an elderly woman we had met while strolling the streets of Eyam, Derbyshire. Eyam has a story behind it which you can discover through Google. Jean, however, has probably never heard of Google.

Jean was born in Eyam and has lived in the same house all her life. Except for three years when she went to Stoke-on-Trent to work in a munitions plant during The War. She assembled bullets and then bombs.

What a sweet smile she has.


Patrick said...

I remember that day very well Paul.
Her face could tell many a story... Bless her!

Just a little note... it was World War 2

Paul Joseph said...

You are correct sir, THE WAR, was WWI.
I should know that.