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2nd august 2009

here in britain young men used to call young women birds

we called young women birds because young men and small boys would be at home doing nothing in particular when, from another room, a spontaneous burst of happiness caused a small boy's mother or a young man's wife to start singing their favourite song

it was just like a bird had flown into the house and started singing

1st known photo

age 4 or 5

(the smaller of the two)







 (26th march 2012)



the five loves of my life...

children, women, walking, music and dancing