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Commonwealth Day 2018

Today, 12th March 2018, is COMMONWEALTH DAY, a day to celebrate the ties of friendship and practical cooperation between the Commonwealth of Nations. .. The theme of this year’s Commonwealth Day is ‘Towards a Common Future’ and the day of celebration will be followed by meetings between the heads of the 53 nations in the […]

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Footcare for Diabetics

Did any of you hear this morning’s Radio 4 Today programme item about the 20-fold difference in diabetes-related amputations between different NHS regions? The sad thing about the high number of amputations is that most of them could be avoided by people with diabetes learning how to look after their feet. Hospitals with a Diabetic […]

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Winnie and Frank Tovey are indeed keeping busy!  Following last Thursday’s Waterstone’s launch of their book ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’, they have been to Radio Berkshire’s studio today – Monday 27th February 2012 – for a live broadcast on the Anne Diamond Show.  Presenter Bill Buckley asked them about their time in China, their work in Holdsworth […]

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Don’t miss the chance to hear Winnie and Frank Tovey talking about their latest book ‘Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from?’ on Radio 4 Midweek with Libby Purves on Wednesday 28th December.  Both in their nineties Winnie and Frank recall working and living in post-Raj India during the 1950s and 1960s. During their time in […]

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  Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from? by Winifred Tovey with sections by Frank Tovey ISBN: 978-0-9565359-3-1 … To buy Cor Blimey! Where ‘ave you come from? click on Little Knoll Bookshop … This wonderful autobiography describes what it was like to live in India from the post-Raj time of 1951 to the late […]

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Freedom in Exile the autobiography of the Dalai Lama I have for sale a hardback ex-library book with dust cover in good condition, 295 text pages, 8 pages of photographs and maps on 5 pages, first publication in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton 1990. plus A paperback book in good condition, 295 text pages, […]

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Look out for our new book, ‘Cor Blimey! Where on earth ‘ave you come from?’ by Winifred and Frank Tovey, which will be coming hot off the press in October this year 2011. In the book Winnie and Frank tell of their extraordinary lives and work in south India from 1951 to 1967. It was a time […]

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