Sunday's Inspiration: My Sentimental World

Sunday’s Inspiration: Mrs. Thompson, Kilmaine Primary School and My Sentimental World

“We all go back to where, we belong” – Michael Stipe. I reflect on these things way too often. But I can’t help it. I’m a sentimental person. I cling to memories, and good ones. I’m haunted by the bad memories so I lock them in a dungeon and slam the door, hoping they never Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: Mrs. Thompson, Kilmaine Primary School and My Sentimental World[…]

30 Year Reunion: Dinner with P1Preston in Donegans, Bangor, Northern Ireland

It was a fairly emotional return to Northern Ireland for me recently – my longest stay in my home country in over 11 years which is crazy to think about it. I had lined up some really cool stuff to do when I was back, and after touring the north coast, (including Portbraddon) watching Northern Read more about 30 Year Reunion: Dinner with P1Preston in Donegans, Bangor, Northern Ireland[…]

30 Year Reunion: School Tour of Kilmaine Primary School, Bangor, Northern Ireland

A calm Northern Irish wind reared its obvious head as I made the walk down to school. I hadn’t done my homework, my handwriting left a lot to be desired but I was on time, I had a grey shirt and school tie on and I was buzzing. I wasn’t a pupil any more however. Read more about 30 Year Reunion: School Tour of Kilmaine Primary School, Bangor, Northern Ireland[…]

P1 Thompson (1984 – 1985), Kilmaine Primary School, Bangor, Northern Ireland

Childhood reminiscences are something which happened recently whilst back in Northern Ireland and sifting through old photos from P1 as we call it, or Primary One. I attended the wonderful Kilmaine Primary School in the Bangor area of Northern Ireland. The school was very small and compact in size, but actually had its own football Read more about P1 Thompson (1984 – 1985), Kilmaine Primary School, Bangor, Northern Ireland[…]

Zoe Salmon from Kilmaine Primary School in Bangor

Just Another Kilmaine Schoolmate…Zoe Salmon

For a start I couldn’t find the “umlaut” or whatever button to put the two dashes above the “o” in Zoe, so Miss Salmon I am sorry…so there I was back in a beautiful 1980s Northern Ireland living in the Marlo area and I was a child attending Kilmaine Primary School. In a rare (Middle Read more about Just Another Kilmaine Schoolmate…Zoe Salmon[…]

Kilmaine Lunchtime Premier League 1991 – P7R 3-3 P7T

Back in 1991, while in P7, final year at Kilmaine Primary School we often had football matches at lunch and break time. To this day, only one match from that period sticks in memory and what a cracker it was. The primary school used to let us eat lunch in the classroom and in warmer Read more about Kilmaine Lunchtime Premier League 1991 – P7R 3-3 P7T[…]

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