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Back in November when Gill and myself met up with Gayle, we arranged to meet up again when Gayle was back in England.
So about a month back it was firmed up that Gayle would get a train from Cambridge , where I would collect her and drive her on to Gill’s for a visit and some lunch.The day was today, after collecting Gayle and a drive, we arrived at Gill’s.

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Gill’s shop was set up selling Wool under the name of Knitty Nora! A couple of her girl’s were out with their pram’s browsing.

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Love this cord dress by Sarah of Vintage Sasha and boots by Lisa, Hat by Hattie and Tights by Michelle.

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This young lady is in another Hattie hat with boots by Lisa and coat by Ruth Hartley.

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A lovely row of Gill’s girls wearing Ruth Hartley or Ginny of A Passion for Sasha.

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The twins were back from Sea Scouts.

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Two of Gill’s No navel’s were having a very deep conversation!

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While the third was riding her Chopper bike.

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And someone was very busy in the Office!

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Some of Gill’s children were ending out to school when we arrived.

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Gayle’s girl Mel had come along with her. Both Gill and Myself offered to swap some clothes and a Sasha for her but Gayle for some strange reason declaimed!!

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Mel was visiting the wool shop, Knitty Nora’s looking for some wool for a sweater  she had planned.

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Hattie also visited Knitty Nora’s for some wool samples for her summer range!

Lots of chat and laughter was the order of the day but also I had arranged to have a parcel delivered to Gill’s as the lady could only send on Thursday and I wanted to see this purchase as soon as possible!

Why? Because this doll I had found on ebay listed as a Cissy doll from the 60’s? I knew exactly what this doll was and it appeared that another Sasha collector had seen it too! So it was a case of waiting until the auction’s last day to see what would happen! I was working when it was due to finish so I left my best bid that morning and went off to work fully expecting that I would be out bid and that would be that.

So I was over the moon when I came home and remembered about the bid and found much to my surprise that I had WON!!!

I suppose you’d like to see what turned up? I must say I did worry in case it was a scam and I would receive a Cissy doll, whatever that was but I am very pleased to say that we were all very excited with what the wrapping revealed!!!

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YES! a Shorts boy! I was so happy when I won this young man as I had to sell Nathaniel my shorts boy to help pay a bill and I did love him.

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He only had his shorts and pants.

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Such Gorgeous eyes this lad has.

Well Gill very kindly supplied me with things to clean him and wash his hair and then I dressed him in some clothes I had bought for him to wear.

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Here he is before his wash and brush up!

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He looks quite tired after all the excitement of his journey and then meeting three squealing woman!

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I quite like his wet un-brushed spiky hair look! But what a face!! I’m still trying to settle on a name for him , it may be Rufus or Robin or something totally different!!

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His new little baby sister Josie  kept him company while he rested.

Well we had a lovely day and after packing up all my Sasha’s and a very new Gregor , we headed off so I could drop Gayle off to get her train back to Cambridge and I could take my new boy home to meet his Dad!!

This weekend we have some Visitor’s to the Village who will find mysterious happenings may require their urgent help !!

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