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From Harwell, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Age 66
Joined Wednesday, May 7, 2008
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I am a retired Higher Level Teaching Assistant . My favourite subject to teach was of course reading. I would happily sit on the carpet all day and read books to children.
I wild release children's books on a bridge in my village and on a bridge outside the school I taught at for 28 years.
In my spare time I like to get involved in community projects in my village , potter about in my garden and on my allotment, knit and of course I love to read!
I share my home with a lovely cat called Jackson whom I adopted from Cat's Protection. He always finds the warmest seat in amongst the 8 bookcases and the piles of books waiting to be registered.

My first Convention in 2009 was to New Zealand where I had the most amazing time and met some super people. Since then I have become a convention junkie!
I have been to the annual Conventions in Christchurch, Amsterdam, Washington DC, Gothenburg, Dublin, Melbourne, Athens , Oslo, Bordeaux and Mainz. I was registered and had bought my plane ticket for The Gold Coast Australian Convention but COVID-19 put a stop to that.

In 2015 I organised a Convention in Oxford and in 2021 I led a Zoom Uncon.

I have been to Uncons in Edinburgh, Swindon, Colchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Loughborough, Ipswich and Northampton, Boston, USA and Bordeaux, France.

I didn't make it to Falkirk but am very much looking forward to going to Finland and seeing my BookCrossing chums again.

Bookcrossing has been a brilliant part of my life after I found a BC book hanging on the gate of my allotment ( put there by Molyneux). Bookcrossers are the kindest, most generous group of people I have ever come across and guess what - they all love books and don't mind giving them to you after they've read them.

Long may it continue :):):)
Miss Markey

For NSS I would love any flower or veg seeds. My favourite chocs are Lindor. Thank you.

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