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Part Three 4 Imagine me a School-Maam

Part Three  Chapter Four   Imagine Me a School-Maam “I always feel so sorry for kids and adults with disinterested and indifferent parents” _____  Mum has been down in Salisbury for a fortnight, and has just returned by train to … Continue reading

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Part Two 10 Almost Home and Noel

Part Two   Chapter 10: Almost Home and Noel   In the nine week gap in this collection of correspondence between Mum and Len, this is the first letter of Mum’s since her last one of 18 April, 1948.  Len is … Continue reading

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Part Two 3: Life as Medicine

Part Two   3:   Life As Medicine “Some of the English girls don’t seem alive at all – they take life as a sort of medicine.”  – Vera, a young Russian, quoted by Len, 28 August, 1947.   18 … Continue reading

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Part One: Growing Up in Britain 1925 – 1945

Part One:   Growing Up in Britain   1925 – 1945  “Is there any advantage to be derived from having a feeling of belonging or attachment to one particular place?  Personally during my 19 years I have lived in many … Continue reading

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