Tag Archives: happy memories

About my name…

When I was about sixteen, my friend, Caroline Pringle, in a geography lesson, leant across to my desk and whispered to ask what would I be called when I was married; she wrote my name, Mary, on her atlas, and … Continue reading

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A Good Enough Life

I am writing this for Adrian, our four sons, my daughters-in and out-of-law, and my grandchildren, to help them understand why my spirit is still not defeated by multiple sclerosis. My home, for the past three years, has been this … Continue reading

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Sons: Oscar

Oscar was a brave little boy and a bit of a dare devil, perhaps as a result of having three elder brothers with whom he tried to compete. He was also a self sufficient and independent child as he had … Continue reading

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Sons: Henry

Henry was a very athletic child, who had clear views about his clothes as a little boy. He preferred bright colours, hats and in particular NO BUTTONS! You can imagine how worried we were when he went to school and … Continue reading

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Sons: Barnaby

A few weeks ago I wrote a piece about my third son, Jonathan, and his experience of being a chorister. Now I have decided to write a short piece about each of my other three sons, and so I am … Continue reading

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More Happy Memories

One particular happy memory is of when Jonathan became a chorister. When Jonathan was a young child, whenever anyone took him to Truro he always wanted to go into the Cathedral, and they would take him in; he loved the … Continue reading

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Happy Memories

I met Adrian on Friday 13th of November 1970 at the Oxford bridge club; I had gone to Oxford to retake my A levels and whilst there I had seen posters saying “Ladies’ Evening at the Oxford Bridge Club”. It … Continue reading

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