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Angela Petch

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Born
in Rinteln, Germany
Member Since
January 2015


Born in Germany on account of my father being stationed there in the British army, post-war, I have not stopped travelling and collecting stories since. The remainder of my childhood was spent in Rome, I married in Italy, worked for a Dutch company, lived in Tanzania, East Africa and now divide my year between Tuscany and West Sussex, England.

Raindrops and roses…

Theres a lot being written about this strange time. It feels like an episode of science fiction, but we all know its reality. Im trying to concentrate on the positive.

Its only been one week of semi-lockdown for us here in England and here are a few ideas that have helped me. It would be great if you could share your ideas too in the comment boxes.

I only listen to the news bulletin once a day a...

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Published on March 29, 2020 06:17
Average rating: 4.3 · 3,084 ratings · 274 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
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"Historical fiction isn't usually my thing, but this magical and memorable book effortlessly transported me back in time (and satisfied my need for a contemporary feel too). Having visited the area of Tuscany where it is set, I felt an even stronge..." Read more of this review »
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There is a self-published book 2 - "Now and Then in Tuscany", which relates the story of the same family's ancestors at the turn of the century. And there will be a third in the series, published by Bookouture, and another #WW2 novel, published on... See Full Answer
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“young believe they will be young forever, and the old have always been old.”
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“How lovely is youth Which is over far too soon! Grab your happiness while you may: There is no certainty in tomorrow.”
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“They were very dark times for me, but my doctor was a kind woman and she urged me to continue to write down my feelings. And writing did help a little.”
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