1971

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In May we had a wondrous holiday from Mombasa, via Zanzibar, to several islands in the Seychelles , aboard the Lindblad Explorer

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Continued living at Woking with me commuting to Heathrow, David to Johnson Wax at Frimley Green. Sometime we sold the Commer Imp van and bought a red mini . Sally & Geoff visited us there, also the relatives!

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Went up to Oxford to collect our M.As and went to Phil's wedding
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Lynne, Gerry and Michelle came from Australia

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I took my mother to Detroit, to vist her brother, Lionel, and family. It took a lot of persuasion to get Lionel to drive us to the Niagara Falls! My the steaks were large in restaurants!!

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We visited Barbados several times in the years 1970-1973. Then we would fly on to other islands like Trinidad & Tobago, Antigua or St Lucia

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We also had a £19 holiday in the Phoenicia Hotel in Valletta, Malta: their premier, Mintoff, had succeeded in killing their tourist industry/ By flying from Birmingham, rather than Heathrow, we saved £6 on the £25 offer! We hired a car and had a wondrous week

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Gill and Martin and Sian visited us in Woking

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Another trip to Kenya, escorting school children back to England at the end

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