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Title: Striking Balance – The Peculiar Making of Beatrice Benjamin Sophia Scott Schnell Gow
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Release Date: 21st July 2020

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“What would she have made of her life in the absence of childbirth? Maybe no more than she did in its presence and to ponder such possibilities denies the value of motherhood.”
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“Married?” my mother said.
I was waiting for, “What, like Elton John?” or some such.
“Yes, Mum.”
“Well, I suppose that means you won’t catch AIDS.”
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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "Happy Release day!!!
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Thank you Al. :) I couldn't get onto this yesterday. :/


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Al Happy Release day!!!



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Thank you! And also to you! xxx


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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "barka dà Kirsìmatì
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And to you (with knobs on). :D Have a good one, Al. x


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Thanks, Noah. Right back atcha! x


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Thanks, Truus! <3 Bestest wishes to you! x


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Hahahaha. Congrats! :D


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Thank you for inviting me! :)


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Aww. :) Thank you, Layla. To you, also! x


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Thank you, jenTed, and to you! x


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Ooh! How terribly anti-establishment! ;)


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Debbie McGowan Al wrote: "That's you holding up BTP :D"

Our lovely tiny world. :D Well, in that case, we're already sharing the load.

I don't think I could hold up a helium balloon this morning.


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Al That's you holding up BTP :D


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Whether that's you, me or some hot dude, I think we could definitely share the load. :)


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Hellu New avi! Very nice :)


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Merci! :)


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Layla Bonne Année Debbie! :) xx

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Thank you, lovely! :) And to you! <3


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Debbie McGowan Kristan wrote: "Happy New Year! Wishing you all the best in 2016 :)

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Thanks Kristan! Love it!

Happy New Year to you also! x


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