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Baby Sister Picking Violets – November 1915

Many of the letters I have received in connection with the campaign to raise money for The Scottish Farmer Hospital Fund have been addressed simply to Margaret, Egremont, Cumberland, without mentioning my surname Shanks. Fortunately the post office officials knew … Continue reading

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Mr Fox “A Woeful Sight” – Wednesday September 1900

Last night, my window being wide open and some hen houses within a child’s stone throw, I heard a determined scratching on the wooden doors. “Aha! Mr Fox,” thought I. “ You may scratch but you’ll not get in.” I … Continue reading

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