Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – Sleeping Policemen, Banana Skins, and Kipling – tales from my jolly….part one by Jane Risdon

Thanks so much Sally Cronin and Smorgasbord for featuring me again on the Archive Blog and part 1 of my archived post about a visit to Kipling’s Home. Appreciated. Do pop over everyone, lots to read and not just my stuff. 🙂

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Time for another post from the archives of Jane Risdon – In this post Jane shares the ‘calamity’ side to her nature and also the visit to the splendid home of Rudyard Kipling.

Sleeping Policemen, Banana Skins, and Kipling – tales from my jolly….part one by Jane Risdon

I should come with a Public Health Warning!

Sleeping Policeman (c) Jane Risdon 2014

Do not go anywhere with this woman for fear of being embarrassed – she is an accident waiting to happen!

Sleeping Policeman - a/k/a a Speed Hump (c) Jane Risdon 2014

Whilst out for a stroll enjoying the countryside and a lovely local village I came across a sign I have not seen for many years warning motorists that there was a Speed Hump across the narrow road.

It read ‘Dead Slow – Sleeping Policeman,’ warning those tempted to put their foot down along this quiet road that they would get a nasty jolt if they passed over it at speeds greater than a…

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  1. Oh deary me – my mum is very prone to tripping and though once you know there is no real damage you can laugh it isn’t nice and it does shake you up a bit. Ah Kipling – a master – an absolute master and I would have wondered if the memory of his lost son was locked in those walls. Super post

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