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 Post subject: Gruss Gott from NanaG!
PostPosted: 02 Dec 2015, 23:20 
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Name:Nancy


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Location:Scotland

Husband,two daughters and five grandchildren

Favourite and least favourite books and characters:Tyrol,Guernsey and Armishire,with Jo of CS as favourite. Not fond of later Swiss books.

How you got into the Chalet School: I started in the Public Library, such lovely long books and a series that seemed to be endless!
Rediscovered at a jumble sale box in 1970's and now have read them all, and kept the hardbacks of pre Swiss era. My bedtime reading!

How you found the CBB: On line!


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 Post subject: Re: Gruss Gott from NanaG!
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Hello Nancy - good to meet you properly!


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 Post subject: Re: Gruss Gott from NanaG!
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Hello, Nancy, lovely to meet you! Your journey to here resembles my own!


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 Post subject: Re: Gruss Gott from NanaG!
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Greetings Nancy, nice to welcome yet another who has been reading about the CS from way back when :D

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Hello Nancy! Welcome to the board :)

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Hello Nancy, welcome to the CBB :D

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Welcome to the CBB, Nancy :D .

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Welcome to the CBB Nancy, I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. (Another whp has been reading the books for 60 years)


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Welcome to the CBB Nancy - enjoy.


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Hello Nancy and welcome to the CBB


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 Post subject: Re: Gruss Gott from NanaG!
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Hello Nancy and welcome. :D

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Hello and welcome to the CBB!


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Hi Nancy! :)

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 Post subject: Re: Gruss Gott from NanaG!
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Thank you for a warm welcome...enjoying Advent drabbles!


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Hello Nancy, welcome! I'm glad you're enjoying the Advent stories (so am I!).

Incidentally, are your daughters into the CS or did it pass them by? I'm always intrigued by these generational things, especially as I know of a few mother/daughter pairs of CS fans :) (not me and mine, though, alas).

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Welcome, Nancy. :D

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Welcome, Nancy, from another CS fan in Scotland. Rainy today, isn't it?


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 Post subject: Re: Gruss Gott from NanaG!
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Hi, Nancy, and welcome to the board, from someone just a year older!! :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Gruss Gott from NanaG!
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One daughter is not really into them. Not bloodthirsty enough I suspect. The other daughter has been and might return. Granddaughters are too young yet and the touch and feel of a "real" book may be something they find just too old fashioned?
I keep my hardbacks ready and waiting!


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