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Jean Day

 

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Bridge Holiday in Luxor - January 1996 - Difficulties with Roommate

I booked the bridge holiday to Luxor, knowing that I would have to take pot-luck on who I shared a room with, but thinking it was bound to be okay...

Uncle Frank Suchla - a bad man probably

Having given one of my husband's ancestors a bad name, I should do the same for mine, I knew a lot about Frank Suchla before this last bit of...
Cherry

Relatively Speaking

One of my hobbies these days is to find out all I can about my children's English ancestors. When I started doing this about 15 years ago, there was...

Letter to Kathleen after my Dad died - 1976

(I have been going through my letters to my sister, which her daughter brought to me a few weeks ago. Most of them are very ordinary and boring, but...
Cherry

Last Tango in Paris and the Green Eyed Monster

Bill and Bett, James and Jill and Philip and I were nearly the first on the dinner cruise boat, the highlight of our week, and it transpired that we...

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112 of my comments have received 114 Great Feedback votes

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Hi Rhiannon

Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Hi Rhiannon

I don't think I was around to read these when they were published the first time. They are wonderful. Perhaps you could make them into a booklet and self-publish them. If you want my help in doing that, let me know.

Jean...

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Posted in Through the year month by month

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Hi Bee

Posted on Fri, 19 Dec 2014

Hi Bee

Another very good poem for your collection of work on abused women. Have you thought of publishing it as a group? Or getting in touch with someone who would have contact with a woman's shelter who possibly publishes a newsletter or...

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Posted in Dark Ages

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Hi onemore

Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019

Hi onemore

 

This is so good. You start with the absolute beginning and get more and more complicated and involved in life. Beautifully done.

Jean

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Posted in Morning

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Hi Hudson

Posted on Fri, 02 Aug 2019

Hi Hudson

 

I enjoyed this too, and although not from the PE point of view, I could identify with the nuns in the school bits. I don't think any Americans would eat pizza with a knife and fork. I was absolutely amazed when my...

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Posted in Gym Shorts and Sneakers 1963

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Hi Rhiannon

Posted on Sat, 27 Jul 2019

Hi Rhiannon

Lovely images of orangey things. One of my favourite colours and without the cateracts, my entire world of colour has changed. I bought a coat which I thought was an orangey brown - and it turned out to be a pinky pumple. I...

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Posted in Colours for Kids 9)

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Hi Elsie

Posted on Sun, 20 Aug 2017

Hi Elsie

This was a very interesting and emotional story about you and your family, and death and relatives and London. I found it very moving. I like the idea of giving roses or trees or something living to remember people who have died....

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Posted in Outcomes of my Dad's recent Funeral in London

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Hi Rhiannon

Posted on Wed, 17 May 2017

Hi Rhiannon

I really like this. Sunset is my favourite time of the day, but you made a good case for sunrise too.

Jean

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Posted in Swallowed up?

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Hi Rhiannon

Posted on Tue, 09 May 2017

Hi Rhiannon

This is great. I like the quotes, and how you expand and interpret them.

And so true.

Jean

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Posted in A stitch in time …

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Hi Rhiannon

Posted on Sun, 30 Oct 2016

Hi Rhiannon

I see the choice of commenting directly have been taken away and replaced with a like.  Anyway, I do like it and sang it through to the tune, which worked well.

Jean

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Posted in Uniquely Important

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Hi Rhiannon

Posted on Sun, 23 Oct 2016

Hi Rhiannon

I like this hymn, and the way it mentions history for evidence.

Jean

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Posted in Absurd?

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