Readers' Letters

Let’s hear it for Des


It was good to read (March) about the wonderful icon entertainer Des O’Connor, pictured right. We can hardly believe he has appearedread more

My dad, the Carleton shepherd


In Memory Lane (March) you feature photo M1988-3A Sweet Carleton, but state you don’t know the names of the people in theread more

Thoughts on a sleepless night

Margaret Moore Long Melford

I am absolutely sure that there is not an inventor or problem solver that has achieved their solution in the hours ofread more

Were you a 1950s dancer?

Derek Palgrave Stanton, Suffolk

I wonder how many readers recall the 1950s when ballroom dancing was very popular at places like the Lido, Samson and Herculesread more

We counted every last lump of coal


I often wonder how I managed to survive the bad winters we had when I was young and lived at the topread more

Taking shelter in Silver Road

BERYL BERGLUND Forncett St Peter

The arrival of Let’s Talk on my doormat always brings real pleasure. I go first to Terry Redhead’s monthly moan. I alwaysread more

The number for Norfolk

Derek Hewitt Market Harborough

As an expat of Norfolk now living in Market Harborough I occasionally return to God’s Own County and there pick up backread more

Home thoughts from abroad

Andrew R Doble by email

I grew up in Woodbridge, attending Woodbridge School from 1969-75, then spending my university holidays in Felixstowe whilst working at the containerread more

I remember Tony Brent

Margaret Lunn by email

I was pleased to see that a couple of Tony Brent’s records have been included in the recent lists of readers’ Topread more

I danced The Twist with Chubby Checker

Pat Gooch Norwich

I enjoyed your feature about The Twist (Dr Vinyl, November 2014); it brought back a lovely memory. In 1962 a friend ofread more

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