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Re: Pierre Elliot Trudeau
Just for fun once in a while I get in my old 78 record collection, wind up
the crank, change the needle and put on the Rosalinda Waltz. What a
Donald H. Sinclair
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From: "Rose" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, October 09, 2000 12:46 PM
Subject: Re: Pierre Elliot Trudeau
> I have just read Nivens letter re Margaret Sinclair and can't help adding
> own "tuppence". 50 years ago when I was a wee girl of 11, my little sister
> was born. Our Father was James Irvine Sinclair from St. Margarets Hope,
> Orkney. My Mother and I tried to think of a name which was not in the
> family and settled on Margaret Rosalind Sinclair. We later realised that
> only did Dad come from St. Margarets Hope, he also had a Sister who still
> lived there in a house called Roselea,and was called
> In those days Orkney was the other end of the world as far as we were
> concerned as we were poor.
> To add to the "coincidence" my daughter Heidi. called her first daughter
> Roselea.....I spent a year working there and got to know some of my
> friends and Heidi enjoyed going to see Auntie Maggie and her daughters and
> fell in love with the house.
> Roselea is now almost 13 and is a computer whiz. She has Cystic Fibrosis
> is the bravest little lady I know. She started writing short stories when
> she was 10 and her heroine was called Rosebelle. She now "runs" her own
> Equestrian Centre called Rose Acres.as she is madly into ponies.
> I lived in Stirling for 15 years and never knew about Rosslyn until last
> year.....4 years after leaving Scotland and only visited for the first
> last year whilst visiting my friends in Stirling.
> Even stranger is the fact that my Father had a tattoo on his arm with a
> Rose on. When I had grown up I found out that my Father had lost his first
> wife Rose in childbirth. My Mother was called Warder Rosalaid Wells.
> My Sister married Paul Ellis and their only son is Steven..for no
> particular reason.
> What I am trying to say, I guess is that sometimes 2+2=5. Margaret was
> also the fourth child.
> Yours in kinship Mary Jean Sinclair.
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