Patricia’s Blog


Maria and another US Presidential Transition

Nov 17, 2016 |

On a hot August evening in 1974, I hauled my case up a cobbled street of uneven red brick in Pittsburgh, USA. Exhausted after my trip by greyhound bus from New York via Philadelphia, it was a relief to finally reach the neat three-storey house with its covered porch and white rocking chair on the…

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Apr 26, 2016 |

It is a century since my mother’s birth – she would have been as old as the nation. Over the decade since her death, I have jotted down these vignettes / memories of a life well lived. Village She cycled into the village in 1947 with her new husband by the light of a flash-lamp…

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