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Banbury Stories By Peter Draper et al.
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Ghosts, gangs, murder, war - and reflections on the challenges of post-war life. You'll find them all in this varied collection of stories based on the history of Banbury, Oxfordshire.
Ellis Corporation Employee Benefits Guide By Angela Banbury
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Ellis Corporation Employee Benefits Guide By Angela Banbury
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Nursing at the Horton. The Way it Was - When Care to the Local People Really Mattered By Dawn Griffis
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‘Nursing at the Horton’ - 1956 to 1962; when hospitals were run by nurses. Matron was all powerful, demanding considerable respect from all. We were taught patients came first, second and... More > last, everything else had to fit in between. The relationship between them, and the local people was; ‘They are our patients, and we were their nurses’. During this time student nurses were responsible for cleanliness in the hospital. We knew that if a patient developed a hospital born infection – heads would roll! Our heads remained safe. Antibiotics had just become available, in limited supply. The nurses worked long hard hours - 60 to 72 hours a week; but played hard too. Some parts are very sad, others happy or funny. If you have ever been a patient or nurse in a hospital, especially the Horton, you will recognise the love that was generated. The book is a sequel to ‘Aynhoe Village Life. The Way it Was’, but can be read as a stand alone. Look for ‘Nursing and Living in America. The Way it Was’.< Less
Nursing at the Horton: The Way it Was-When Care to the Local People Really Mattered By Dawn Griffis
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Nursing at the Horton' - 1956 to 1962; when hospitals were run by nurses. Matron was all powerful, demanding considerable respect from all. We were taught patients came first, second and last,... More > everything else had to fit in between. The relationship between them, and the local people was; 'They are our patients, and we were their nurses'. During this time student nurses were responsible for cleanliness in the hospital. We knew that if a patient developed a hospital born infection - heads would roll! Our heads remained safe. Antibiotics had just become available, in limited supply. The nurses worked long hard hours - 60 to 72 hours a week; but played hard too. Some parts are very sad, others happy or funny. If you have ever been a patient or nurse in a hospital, especially the Horton, you will recognise the love that was generated. The book is a sequel to 'Aynhoe Village Life. The Way it Was', but can be read as a stand alone.< Less
From Wordsworth to Wordsmith By Meg Harper
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An extraordinary collection of poignant stories of loss, longing and love, inspired by poems old and new. This is the fifth Mill Arts Centre Anthology and showcases the very best of Banbury... More > writing. The stories in this collection are: An Unexpected Thaw, by Meg Harper The Tattoo, by Liz Horn The Green Men, by Stuart Maine The Farmer's Wife, And Other Bedtime Stories, by Stuart Maine The Knife Upon the Breast, by Max Pritchard An Elephant Never Forgets, by Josie Vickers This collection was edited by Meg Harper.< Less
COURAGE. STRENGTH. FAITH. Poems Honoring the Life of a Dedicated Mother, Hard Worker, Photographer, Dementia Darling By L.D. Sargent
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A daughter chronicles her mother's life through poetry. The author also shares her thoughts about the devastation she feels with her mother having a terminal illness. Author, L.D. Sargent wrote a... More > book to honor her mother Doris Banbury, who was diagnosed with Dementia in 2002. The book covers Doris' life from birth in New York, 1930, until her diagnosis. L.D. put her mother's life to poetry to represent a life that was colorful, eclectic and creative. Each poem symbolizes various events in Doris' life that she shared with L.D. Some poems rhyme, some are abstract, but each poem is meant to capture her mother's world. Preceeding each of the poems are Ghanan African symbols that L.D. used to represent their meaning. FRONT COVER: Author's mother and grandmother. BACK COVER: Author and her mother.< Less
COURAGE. STRENGTH. FAITH., Poems Honoring a Dedicated Mother, Hard Worker, Photographer, Dementia Darling (Color Edition) By L.D. Sargent
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A daughter chronicles her mother's life through poetry. The author also shares her thoughts about the devastation she feels with her mother having a terminal illness. Author, L.D. Sargent wrote a... More > book to honor her mother Doris Banbury, who was diagnosed with Dementia in 2002. The book covers Doris' life from birth in New York, 1930, until her diagnosis. L.D. put her mother's life to poetry to represent a life that was colorful, eclectic and creative. Each poem symbolizes various events in Doris' life that she shared with L.D. Some poems rhyme, some are abstract, but each poem is meant to capture her mother's world. Preceeding each of the poems are Ghanan African symbols that L.D. used to represent their meaning. FRONT COVER: Author's mother and grandmother. BACK COVER: Author and her mother.< Less
A SERIES OF EVENTS AT HUXLEY CASTLE By WILLIAM POWER
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Written in diary format, the story details the day to day events that occur in a land called Avery, the capital of which is Huxley which, in turn, is dominated by a huge castle in which the seat of... More > government resides along with the royal family and other assorted characters. The land of Avery is situated where Britain lies now and is in fact in a parallel universe to ours, but which can be accessed through a portal that appears twice a year: at winter and summer solstice. The diary is narrated by a central character called Ringlet who records not only the everyday events at the castle but also those in his own private life, including his friendship with a witch called Mantissa and her fiancée Edwy, and his courtship of and subsequent marriage to Mantissa’s cousin Eleleth. The main plot revolves around the portal and a ‘rogue’ portal which manifests itself unexpectedly and leads to the four main characters investigating the mystery. This culminates in their visit to Banbury, Oxfordshire.< Less
Aynhoe Village Life. The Way it Was -Then, Before and Beyond By Dawn Griffis
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'Aynhoe Village Life, The Way it Was- Then - Before and Beyond' is a social commentry on village life in a small Northants village. This book covers the background history of the village, villagers,... More > with stories from family members, local characters, and herself. Then; is from 1940 to 1948, the war years, and afterwards as seen through the eyes of a child. Before; is from 1880 to 1940 with many humerous village stories. Beyond; is from 1949 to 1956 with a heartbreaking move to Oxford, and the many visits back to Aynhoe. While living in Oxford, the author and her siblings had the unique experience of being an unofficial part of a rehab hospital for the war headinjured. These men were their playmates and partners in all manners of fun. This is the first of at least three books. The others will cover nursing at the Horton Hospital in Banbury, when care to the local people really mattered. The last, about life and nursing in America from 1965, until 2005 when the author returned to her homeland.< Less