Halcyon days

PUBLISHED: 11:34 18 January 2010 | UPDATED: 14:50 06 May 2010

SIR – My name is Godfrey Kennell, and I spent the first 25 years of my life in St Albans until I immigrated to South Africa. I am almost 86 years of age, and around this time of year get very nostalgic. Is there anyone left in my home-town who remembers t

SIR - My name is Godfrey Kennell, and I spent the first 25 years of my life in St Albans until I immigrated to South Africa.

I am almost 86 years of age, and around this time of year get very nostalgic. Is there anyone left in my home-town who remembers the war years, and especially Miss Jolly's Dancing School?

I remember dancing at the Victoria Hall to Victor Silvestor on a wind up gramaphone. I was 14, in the bloom of youth and remember my first heart throb. Her name was Margaret Farmer... where are you now?

Happy days they were too. Thanks a ton. One day I'll come back, but only after you have the weather fixed up!

GODFREY KENNELL

Box 4384, Nelspruit 1200,

Republic of South Africa


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