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Part Three 2: Mean Mum and Mean Noel

Part Three Chapter Two    Mean Mum and Mean Noel Whit Monday  “I think it was mean of Noel and you to desert me” 2 May, 1949. P.A. to C.S. (P), C.D.E.E, Porton, nr Salisbury, Wilts. Monday Dearest Chookie-Burrdies, Thank … 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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