Author Archives: Nidhi Nautiyal

Disaster at Dartmouth

Although we shared much Fun and Laughter in Retirement, some incidents were less enjoyable. One autumn afternoon, following some tempestuous weather, Eric and I went over to Dartmouth to check on our original small Dayboat Lutena, which we had sadly … Continue reading

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Eric Yates Epitaph to ‘Nickle Eck’: Cider in Making

Eric and his friend Steve enjoyed many hours together on various hobbies, one of which was brewing their own cider.   This was done annually in our garage, so I had to remove my car for some time whilst Eric set … Continue reading

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Eric Yates Epitaph to ‘Nickle Eck’: Working at Windsor

The recent wonderful Royal Wedding brought back many memories of Eric when I first knew him. At the end of his working life, he became a warden at Windsor, stationed in various parts of the castle, inside or out, ready … Continue reading

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Epitaph to ‘Nickle Eck’ – The Nostalgic Memories of Eric Yates

“Epitaph to ‘Nickle Eck,’ Childhood Mischief in Wartime Birmingham” by Eric Yates has carved its place distinctly in the vast world of children story books. This particular book by Eric has been concertedly received with sheer enjoyment and delectation by … Continue reading

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Eric Yates’ Epitaph to ‘Nickle Eck’

Not only did Eric have many Laugh-out-loud evacuation adventures, in his retirement years living in beautiful South Devon he continued to get involved in many hair-raising mishaps and escapades. frequently on (and even in) water. In the Spring of 2003, … Continue reading

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Eric Yates’ Epitaph to ‘Nickle Eck’ – Blossomfield Club and the Theatrical Reverie of the Stories

Where there was War, Ego, Bloodshed, Death, and stories of Conquering Armies, Blood-quenching war-zones, and Songs of Violence and Bravery, and even Cowardice – there was a part where ordinary lives were dwelling in danger.

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