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  • Hobbies & Interests

  • Favorite Books

    I love the use of language and the texture it brings to a story but I also look for characters so I'm big on biography’s.

    I love history so will read Philippa Gregory but will also read about the infamous Mitford Girls from British history.

    My other favorite authers are George Simenon/ Rebecca Wells/Fannie Flagg/Armistead Maupin/ Alexander McCall Smith/Joanna Harris /Kate Hickman to name a few a very few (I had to move to accommodate my book collection)

    As I now know we have a lot of Henry VIII fans here David Starkey Six Wives - The Queens of Henry VIII - As must have book.

  • Favorite Music

    Dolly Parton (I think she is the US version of Bet Lynch)
    Eva Cassidy
    Van the Man aka Van Morrison
    Fun Loving Criminals
    Saint Germain
    Alison Krauss/ Robert Plant
    Madonna
    Amy Winehouse
    Paul Anka
    Massive Attack
    Fleetwood Mac
    Lynyrd Skynyrd
    The Band
    Northern Soul.
    Frank Sinatra
    Alanis Morissette
    The Mamas and the Papas
    Eric Clapton
    BB King
    Dixie Chicks
    Chet Baker
    Bruce Springsteen
    Harry Connick Jr
    Tina Turner
    Motown
    Film sound tracks:
    Amelie
    For the Boys (Bette Midler)
    The Sopranos
    Jackie Brown
    Raging Bull

  • Interests

    I love shopping which is also part of my job .
    I love television CSI – NCIS – The Good Wife.

    I also love entertaining and reading.

I’m a fake blonde from Manchester (North of England) with a penchant for leopard print ( I think this is due to my alter ego Bet Lynch from Coronation Street having a wardrobe full.) I live in London near Battersea Park .....which is an oasis of calm in the City. I love City life and especially London with all its history and amazing architecture and the people who live besides.

I'm a retail anorak which means I'm obsessed with any form of fashion retailing or general retailing.

I’ve got a great set of girlfriends who are all very strong women and a lovely life- they have all become strong due to their life and what they have been through and that's why we love each other.

I love this site but sadly I seem to on at the end of my day as your all just starting your day...

So I now seem to be staying up late.....but who cares I’ve made lots of new friends and the warmth and the strength I have found has been amazing .........

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    • Twinssupermom wrote Oct 1, 2013
    • HAPPY BIRTHDAY UK GIRL estatic

      Someday my family and I will get over to England , Ireland and Scotland on a vacation.. I look forward :)

      Tammy
      www.fb.com/atotalubytammymcchesney
      www.fb.com/21DaystoHealthyHabits



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    • Phoenixva wrote Sep 18, 2013
    • Hello UK Girl! Thank you very much for the welcome!  I lived in Tonbridge, Kent (not Tunbridge Wells) for a couple of years (1994-96) when my first marriage broke up.  Both my parents are British, which automatically makes me a British citizen, eventho’ I was born in Australia...and I’m very proud to be a British citizen! happy   I loved England, heart you can almost smell the history when walking down the street...having a castle in the town (photo is of Tonbridge Castle, a motte-and-bailey castle) that was first built in the 11th century was just AMAZING to me... poor Australia only has a 200yr history...of ‘white occupation’ anyway - the Aborigines have been here for some 50,000yrs!! I still have family in Kent, Nottingham, Norwich and Somerset, so still feel the pull for the ‘motherland‘.  

      Cheers,
      Paulette
      Phoenix VA Solutions



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    • Judah1 wrote Aug 9, 2013
    • have a great day miss you and the rest of the ladies on here  alotestatic thanku 4 the birthday wishes and the prays it has been a long time since I have been on here I hope all is well with you my friendestatic.



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