Category Archives: Table tennis

1950 Advertisement for ‘foundation garments’

I have been enjoying reading the ‘Sussex County Table Tennis Association Official Handbook’ from 1950.  As well as the articles on table tennis I always find it interesting to look at the adverts in these little publications to see what … Continue reading

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Table Tennis – The Cut Throat Game

I have been reading through the Sussex County Table Tennis Association Official Handbook 1950-51, and I find the game of table tennis is more deadly than I realised!  In an article entitled “Sussex in the Inter-County Championships 1949-50 the author … Continue reading

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Table Tennis in Sussex 1950-1951

As I have written previously, both my parents Gordon and Enid Dinnis, enjoyed a game of table tennis.  I have some newspaper cuttings here, which were very carefully kept but sadly not dated.  I imagine them to come from the … Continue reading

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My Sporting Parents

Previously I posted about my father (Gordon Dinnis) and how he began playing table tennis during his time in World War 2.  Today I am posting a photograph of my mother (Enid Dinnis) showing how my father introduced her to … Continue reading

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Table Tennis

Gordon Dinnis was very good at table tennis and I always wondered when and where he began this hobby, and looking back through his photographs taken during the second World War I think I’ve found out!  The pictures below show him … Continue reading

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