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The Passing of EDITH ARKELL

When I was nine years old, my mum took my brother and me to the UK to meet our Granny, aunt and uncle. A Bush-child in England posted on April 20, 2012 https://peterjearle.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/a-bush-child-in-england/ We never called her anything but Aunty Puss, her … Continue reading

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My brother, Richard Earle, had left the Catholic Seminary in 1966, and, deciding that the Priesthood was not really for him, and that Apartheid South Africa was untenable, headed for England. When I arrived in December 1968, he was teaching … Continue reading

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A Bush-child in England

In Gloucestershire, my maternal grandfather passed away in the mid-fifties when I was eight. The following year Mum inherited enough money, when the will was probated, to take herself and us two children to visit her widowed mother for the … Continue reading

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