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Happy 100th Birthday Auntie Hilda!

Not many of you will know my Aunt Hilda. She is 100 today, February 8, 2016. Wow! “Today” is one minute past eight in the morning in the Philippines and this post is scheduled to be published then. It will be one minute past the stroke of midnight in Accrington, Lancashire, England and timed to herald her 100th birthday. One of the special thrills about becoming a centenarian in the UK and the Commonwealth countries is the receipt of a personal message from HM Queen ElizabethⅡ. I hope she will be just as thrilled about my personalised box of Cadbury’s Milk Tray chocs I sent her –  Auntie Hilda, not the Queen 🙂 She is the only surviving sibling and is the eldest child of Billy and…

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