Archive for November, 2008

“Relatively Unconventional” (First impressions, by Alan Veale) I first met my (second) cousin Fred at Easter 1971.  I was just 18, about to sit my “A” Levels, when my Mum and I went on a “Golden Rail” holiday to Newquay in Cornwall.  The whole point of the holiday was to meet our relative for the […]

  melville grigg | I first met Fred in the spring of 2006. I was introduced to him in the little “salon du the” on the rue Lamartine in Bellac. I was born near to Fowey in Cornwall so we had alot to talk about. Later I gave him a lift to his little house […]

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