FORGET-ME-NOT - MEMORABLE RECOLLECTIONS IN PROSE, POETRY AND IN SOUTH AFRICA
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This item is sold brand new. It is ordered on demand from our supplier and is usually dispatched within 7 - 12 working days Forget-Me-Not Memorable recollections in prose, poetry and picture Collated by Angie Cox Including contributions from: Sir Cliff Richard, Michael Eavis, Deborah Meadon, Bel Mooney, Jane Fallon, Alice Temperley and many others. Forget-Me-Not is a charity book and all profits from its sale will be given to Alzheimer's Research UK to help them develop ways of managing or even eradicating Alzheimer's Disease. It is a collection of stories, poems, illustrations and drawings donated by a diverse range of people portraying, in their own way, a significant memory from their life. More famous contributors include: Sir Cliff Richard recalling a memory of his mother when she fails to recognise him dressed as Heathcliff. Michael Eavis CBE, founder of the Glastonbury Festival, who gives a wonderful anecdote about a chance encounter with the local baker that led to the start of this now legendary world-famous event. Deborah Meaden, from Dragon's Den, explains her lifelong love of horses and how it influenced her attitude to business. Bel Mooney, the Daily Mail columnist, tells a traumatic tale from her childhood when her brother tries to give her away to travellers. Jane Fallon, the bestselling author, writes a simple yet poignant tale of spending time with her father. Alice Temperley, the fashion designer, recalls growing up in rural Somerset on her father's cider farm. Real stories from real people that will touch your heart as you are taken through a remarkable collection of anecdotes and visual interpretations, including tales of the 1948 Olympics, the Queen in Bermuda, a 1931 rural wedding and a hilarious story of a single mum looking after two mischievous boys. Visual memories include a picnic scene on the top of Ham Hill in Somerset and a unique view of the Glastonbury Festival. Angie Cox was inspired to create this book by her family's heart-breaking experiences of coming to terms with her mother-in-law Nina slowly being lost to them due to the effects of Alzheimer's Disease. Features Summary With profits from its sale going to Alzheimer's Research UK, Forget-Me-Not is a collection of stories, poems, illustrations and drawings donated by a diverse range of people portraying... Author Angie Cox Publisher Berkshire Academic Press Release date 20120930 Pages 108 ISBN 1-907784-16-0 ISBN 13 978-1-907784-16-3
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