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Friendships and Memories by Toni Scott

  • By Gail Norris
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  • April 3, 2011

When I was at work, I belonged to the Christian Union. The former members still meet from time to time. Paul and I don’t attend many meetings but when we do, we renew old friendships and reminisce. One summer day, about thirty of us were enjoying a bring-and-share lunch. Two ladies, who at first didn’t seem to know each other, were sitting together when one mentioned Whitchurch, where some of the staff were evacuated during WWII. One of them said, “I remember you. You had the bed in the corner.” “Were we in the same dormitory?” asked the other. “Yes. […]

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It’s not cricket – by Paul Scott

  • By Gail Norris
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  • March 25, 2011

A friend of mine was in the bar at Covent Garden Opera House one day, and overheard a man talking to his companion. “My dear fellow,” the man was saying, “you simply must go and see a Test Match! It’s just like a Wagner opera – goes on for days and days, and nothing whatever happens.” Now I’d be the first person to admit that this is very unfair. A great deal happens in Wagner operas, even if it sometimes takes a long time, and cricket can be an exciting and eventful game (look at the recent Ashes series against […]

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