First Days

Lots of my friends have been posting photos of their children on their first days at their new schools. I just posted a couple of my first day as HMS Conway, which was exactly 47 years ago today on 9th September 1969. While I was looking around, I found a few more of my “first days” photos. This is a little self-indulgent but I thought that they were too good not to share with you, so here they are.


Lance on front page of Patons Knitting Book 1956


First Day at school (with sister Kim) – Dronfield – September 1960


Brocksford Hall, Doveridge – with first camera – 1964


Brocksford 1968


HMS Conway (1969) – L to R: Smith, Greenfield, Lyon, Bell, Cook


L to R: Tony Bell (Hong Kong), George Cook (Buckie), Edwin Lyon (Bournemouth), Lance Greenfield (Perth and Sheffield), Neil Smith (Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain)


About Lance Greenfield

Blog: email: I published my debut novel in December 2014: Eleven Miles. My second novel went live in February 2016: Knitting Can Walk!
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2 Responses to First Days

  1. Brings back memories, right?

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  2. Heartafire says:

    Oh, I just love seeing these. Such a fine boy and young man…Here’s to you!

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