THE APPLE TREE GIFTS

THE APPLE TREE GIFTS

When my parents bought their farm in Tasmania in 1952 there was an ancient apple tree in the garden. As far as we could tell it was a Bramley cooking apple. It produced a huge crop year after year, which my mother used in every way imaginable;

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ALICE BY NAME, RED QUEEN BY NATURE!

ALICE BY NAME, RED QUEEN BY NATURE!

THE MATRIARCH My paternal grandmother was born Alice Maud Singleton, at  rural Sassafras in northern Tasmania ( June 20  1884). She was a Victorian through and through.  Just add pride, vanity and  her  strict Methodist faith  and there we have  dear old Grandma. My other three grandparents

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