Author Archives: Barbara Fox

Sixty years later …

When I realised that it was exactly 60 years since Gwenda and Pat set forth for the USA, I thought it was a good time for another article, to mark the anniversary. Luckily the Newcastle Chronicle group agreed, and reporter … Continue reading

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Meeting Cleo

I couldn’t come all this way on holiday¬†without making a point of seeing Cleo, the girls’ old friend from their summer working at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, CO, with whom I’ve been corresponding for the past three or … Continue reading

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Escape to Alcatraz

Time is flying by. San Francisco was amazing – and the Northumberland-beach weather made us all feel at home. A highlight was our trip to Alcatraz, which seemed to fascinate¬†all members of our party. When the road trippers caught sight … Continue reading

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Sunset revisited

In the week that my new book is published I have been in the land of my first, going on an American road trip of my own, though nothing like as ambitious as the one undertaken by the ‘Bedpans and … Continue reading

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Book news

Thanks to all my friends – as well as those I don’t know personally – who have continued to be great ambassadors for Bedpans & Bobby Socks and Is the Vicar in, Pet? There is no major news on these … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Pat!

It’s hard to believe that Pat turns 85 today … and probably won’t thank me for broadcasting it. Well, she certainly doesn’t look it. One half of Newcastle General Hospital’s car-owning young pair of 1954 (she and Gwenda upset some … Continue reading

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The next chapter

It’s a long time since I’ve posted on either of my blogs, so time for an update! Though I’ve been working on my new book, ‘When the War Is Over’, which is about Gwenda’s evacuation to the house of the … Continue reading

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