Keeley’s March Challenge #20
The Home I Have Lived in the Longest
This is my response to day 20 of Keeley Schroder’s March challenge.
I can’t just answer the question, of course. That would be too straightforward…
Home number 1 (11 years)
I lived in a bungalow with my parents and sisters for the first 11 years of my life. (My eldest sister got married just before we moved.)
I wrote more about it here:
I loved that bungalow and did not want to move.
Home number 2 (14 years)
Around my 11th birthday, we moved to a brand new house near my new high school. But I never loved that house; it was just a place to live.
There were some happy memories of living there, however. Some of the best times were the bike rides with my dad.
For the first 9 years, I lived there with my parents and the younger of my two sisters.
When my sister moved out, it was just my parents and me for a couple of years; then my dad died. I wrote about losing my dad here: