Monthly Archives: September 2013

Anthony and Antimacassar

A favourite book from my childhood was Anthony and Antimacassar by Mary and Rowland Emmett. It was first published in 1943; one of my parents must have bought it. Perhaps when they were in England in the early 1950s. Rowland … Continue reading

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I have a bit of a dental phobia, even though my dentist is the kindest, nicest dentist possible. Perhaps it all began in childhood when our evil family dentist (whose mouth full of dazzling white teeth, like a well-tended graveyard, … Continue reading

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