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Valentine memories

We have four Valentines memories for you to listen to, the first one is from Isabella who talks to Silver Robin about the experience of Valentines day prior to moving to the UK., followed by Vic who tells us about trying to identify the cards at school, and how things never really changed when he… Click here to read more

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Interview with Margaret, 102 years old worth of memories!

We’ve have a fascinating 17 minute interview from Margaret, being interviewed by Lissie and Lily. Margaret chats to the girls about her philosophical view of the world, her funniest moment, school days, army life, her relationships with her parents and letter writing, growing up in Nottingham and Italy, war experiences and beyond. Please click on… Click here to read more

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World War II in Canterbury

We’ve been lucky enough to catch some of Bill Rennells time, a long established broadcaster with BBC Radio Oxford, BBC Radio 2 and others. He shares his experiences of World War 2 with us. The first cloud on the horizon of my 6 and 7-year-old childhood in Canterbury came when I saw the word’ crisis’… Click here to read more

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Avril’s story

We at Silver Robin, are always looking for ways to bridge the gap between ‘oldies’ and young people, in particular teenagers. Most children have fond memories of their grandparents lives and achievements, so we are encouraging our readers to share their experiences and memories. To start off, we have Avril Lethbridge’s thoughts for you to… Click here to read more

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Dusty the Ford Anglia

Following our Questions and Answers request, we have received this fascinating insight by Alan from Warwickshire, on his memories of his first car. A change in circumstances and a new office job meant that I had to learn to drive. It was 1968 and I was living in Nuneaton, Warwickshire and had been offered a… Click here to read more

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Robin’s story

This is another Questions and Answers ‘session’ kindly sent in by Robin. Enjoy!   My childhood heroes were famous people from the past, sailors like Nelson, explorers like Livingstone and Scott. Nelson’s reputation is still good, but during my later life many of those reputations have been looked at again and shown to be faulty.… Click here to read more

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Jennie’s story

Following our ongoing requests for readers of the Silver Robin website to get in touch, we have a series of Questions and Answers from Jennie. How old were you when you went abroad for the first time? It was at the start of the 2nd World War – I was born on 12th December 1939,… Click here to read more

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Christmas advent stories

We are so excited to share with you Christmas themed stories that were read exclusively for Silver Robin by five of UK’s best loved and respected actors. The stories are around 2 minutes long each and we really hope they put you in real Christmas mood. Our first story is read by Andrew Wincott, best… Click here to read more