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My Valentine

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My Valentine

54 years ago tonight (11th) I went to the college Valentine dance with two friends.As an all girls college our dances were always popular with the local young men.

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That was a week, that was!

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That was a week, that was!

Since before the first lockdown I have had a dodgy leg, painful and liable to give way at any time. But I have learned to cope with that.

This though, all started last week with a visit to the dentist - 3 extractions!

A summary of the slide into depression - or not?

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Simple Pleasure

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Simple Pleasure

I am a girl with simple pleasures, and it doesn't take much to cheer me up!

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Back to the beginning!

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Back to the beginning!

I have noticed recently how the first chapter of many novels I read begin in the present, then suddenly in chapter 2 I am swept back decades to where the story begins. I seem to have caught the habit! My story is going backwardsday by day! Today we are back in the second world war, Hitler has entered Norway, and his largest battleship in hiding in the fjords.   British troops are sent to Northern Iceland to protect the vital shiping routes of the North Atlantic In Akureyri , while on a training trek one platoon is beaten by the bad weather and...

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My Icelandic 'family'!

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My Icelandic 'family'!

Do you ever have a feeling that you are here for a reason?

This family is my reason.

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