‘Tangled Threads & Frayed Edges’
by Nicola Miles

Home can mean many things to many people. Revisiting my grandparents’ lives through a few old photos and a box of assorted objects has led me on a journey that has told unexpected stories, stories of different homes and different times.

The gathering of these left behind fragments of lived lives has been like discovering clues on a treasure trail. They have taken me to gravestones in Ireland, the docks of Newcastle, and India, both enthralling and disturbing, and the craggy coves of Jersey.

In the end, it all leads back home, to me, as this is my family and this is my story.

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