Let’s go back 51 years with these treasured photos to Christmas 1970. This is my mother Janet Duncan and father Joe Veverka spending their first Christmas together as a married couple in Blantyre. My dad had only been in Scotland 11 months and as you see my mother is heavily pregnant, (I was born 2 […]
A reminder, if anybody wants their old faded photos restored, I’m happy to do that for free if they feature Blantyre people. The results are quite good as this photo of my father, Joe in 1969 at Stonefield Park shows. Just upload them here: https://blantyreproject.com/provide-information/ and I’ll get them done later this week.
As we approach Christmas, thoughts can often turn to those loved ones no longer with us. Pictured here in December 1970, are my own parent Joe and Janet Veverka in the front Living room at Stonefield Crescent. They’re both just 23 years old and mum was 7 months pregnant with me, their first child. The […]
Everybody enjoys a good love story. What better uplifting tale to tell than one about a wee Blantyre lass, traveling off on adventures, falling in love and marrying behind the Iron Curtain! This is a story of exploration to foreign shores, of a Blantyre romance built to last and what’s so special about this couple, […]