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"End of 1996/beginning of 1997" 


Date Range: 12/01/1996 To 03/31/1997   Comments: 0   Views: 906
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I remember the end of 1996 and the first quarter of 1997 as being a particularly difficult time. My Mum died on Christmas Day 1996 and my Dad decided almost immediately that he would like to sell the family home and move into sheltered accommodation. We were also selling our home and had plans ourselves to move in the spring. To add to the melee I was working in Bristol during the week and my brother was planning to come over from America.


So...between December and March I had: two houses to sell, one to buy, sheltered accommodation to find, a funeral to organise, a commute to Bristol each week and a brother over from America.

Without the help and support of my first ever mobile phone ( a Vodaphone flip one) I couldn't have done it! 

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