The writings of

Sylvia Shackleton

Sadly, Sylvia passed away on June 29th, 2020, but she lives on in our hearts, in our minds, and here in her words.

In her own words...

“I have been writing for a very very long time. Writing is one of my great passions.

Some may think that a person who has been alive for over nine decades might want to sit in front of a television, perhaps knitting, perhaps reading a book.

I must admit to reading rather a lot, I often have three books on the go at once, but watching television has always seemed something of a waste of time to me.

But I write! I write much and often, in fact, the older I get the more the ideas flow, and there’s little point in leaving the ideas to fester in my head, and so I write, and I write…

And that is how this website came into being. Please read, and enjoy.”

Sylvia Shackleton 20/8/1929 – 29/6/2020