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Living next door to them was Chris' sister, Aunty Lizzie with her husband, Uncle
Charlie, plus Chris' mother, known to us as Aunty Polly. Her name was actually
Mary. Why she was known as Polly, is beyond me. Aunty Nellie was three years ...
I did however take consolation in the fact that I really liked my Aunty Polly and felt
that whatever arrangements she had made would be alright. I had taken such a
liking to Tante Polly that I asked if I could sleep in her bed with her that night.
Across the Canterbury Plains and the rivers, Waitaki, peering out to find distant
gum trees at Rakaia, the Rangitata; on to Lyttelton and the ferry; a calm night;
then Petone, and Aunty Polly and Uncle Vere. Aunty Polly's froggreen new car; ...
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