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Goring Lock Lock and weir
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Quote of the day No 90

Thursday 22 August 2019

The day the mule fell in the Cut I knew I was born.

‘Rose Mella,’ Miss Sticks said to me, peerin her titchy wire specs over my tattered School Attendance Book, ‘today is your birthday. Eight summers ago, on July 4th, nineteen hundred, you were born.’

It was the first I’d heard of it. I never knew I were borned. [Rose never knew her name was Mellor neither, nor that ‘Miss Sticks’ was Miss Selina Dix. Rose was born on a horsedrawn narrow-boat on the Oxford Canal and couldn’t read or write.]

Sheila Stewart - Ramlin Rose : The Boatwomen’s Story

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