Monthly Archives: February 2012

Laundry Day – A step back in history.

Washing day was one of serious toil in a housewife’s week. It is a day I can remember from my childhood, seeing lines of white, cotton bed linen flapping vigorously in the brisk breeze coming off the river. The washed … Continue reading

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Cultural Differences

Including the country of my birth, I’ve lived in four different countries. In each of the countries, I’ve put down strong roots anticipating a long stay. All the countries were English speaking, posing only minor difficulties when, for instance, I … Continue reading

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