The Weaver of Grass

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Gender Female
Location Leyburn, North Yorkshire
Introduction I am a widow for the second time - first marrriage 39 years, second marriage 23 years - both very happy. My second marriage was to a farmer and when he died the farm was sold. I now live in the nearby small town on the edge of Wensleydale in The Yorkshire Dales. My beloved Border Terrier died a couple of years ago - I still miss her but as I am 90 and need carers I shalln't get another I have one son,who lives nearby with his wife, three grandchildren, one step grandchild, two great grandchildren and two step great grandchildren..Life is good.
Interests The countryside, Writing poetry, Poetry, Writing, Wild flowers, Birds, Border Terriers, Farming, Yorkshire Dales. Gardening, Dialect words. Ancient artefacts, Textile art
Favorite Movies The English Patient, The Railway Children, Dr Zhivago, Mamma Mia (feel-good factor). Shirley Valentine.
Favorite Music English Composers, Choral Music. Christy Moore Irish Folk singer..
Favorite Books Ronald Blythe, John Lister-Kaye, John Clare, RS Thomas, Edward Thomas, Edwin Morgan, Evelyn Waugh, Sebastian Faulks, John Steinbeck (loved Travels with Charley) Elizabeth's German Garden andmany more