No Place Like Home

This England - - Post Box -

As a Christ­mas present in 1975, my brother (and then sis­ter-in-law) gave me a sub­scrip­tion to “This Eng­land”, and I was thrilled I con­tin­ued the sub­scrip­tion, and still have al­most all the is­sues since win­ter 1975. At that time, I had been in Amer­ica for 10 years, and “This Eng­land” was a breath of fresh air to me.

In 1964 my par­ents bought a con­demned, 500-year-old thatched cot­tage and re­stored it to be a de­light­ful warm and cosy home near Cam­bridge. I loved com­ing back to the uiet and peace of the English coun­try­side on vis­its.

My Cal­i­for­nia home gives me won­der­ful views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Fran­cisco Bay. I spent many hol­i­days in the West Coun­try, to “breathe in Eng­land”. I don’t get back of­ten enough, but “This Eng­land” helps to keep me in touch and there’s noth­ing like English hu­mour

Thank you for the past 42-plus years and I look for­ward to many more.

o nn n i hs li o ni

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