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May 2016

The Bellinghman
Date: 2011-05-03 15:24
Subject: My great aunt was sold to Australia
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Or rather, one of her portraits was.

I just noted that my great aunt was responsible for translating some of the works of Colette into English.

(Rather appropriately, she also 'lived in sin' for decades. I met her only once, when she was already in her seventies.)
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User: desperance
Date: 2011-05-03 17:35 (UTC)
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Oh, wow. Something in her reminds me of Josefina de Vasconcellos - whom I met only once, when she was already in her nineties and living in retirement in a Cheshire Home. Shortly after that she ran away with a lover half her age...
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