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This might be my favourite! Loved this so much!

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Mar 16Liked by Amie McGraham

Nice!

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Just wow, Amie. An exceptional story - I've got goosepimples!

Your grandfather's presentation of the word 'sim-ul-tan-eous-ly' has taken me right back to my own grandparents helping me learn to read. 'Build it up, build it up!' they'd say, encouraging me to take one little chunk at a time. Thank you for the memory. 😊

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I love the memory my grandfather evoked for you. With his British ancestry, maybe we are distant cousins??

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Maybe we are!!! 😊

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Lucky you to be part of a family in which creativity is passed and nurtured from generation to generation. What a lovely illustration from your grandfather and beautiful handwriting too. I can see it was all transmitted to you, along with your talent for writing with a poet's touch.

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A very insightful observation, Ruth. I’m grateful for all the creativity passed down to me, even if it wasn’t the artist gene.

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Mar 16Liked by Amie McGraham

Lovely to see the illustration and the generations connect.

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And reverberate…

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Treasures. What joy to be so supported by family.

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from one inspired space to another 💛

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Mar 15Liked by Amie McGraham

Wonderful to have supportive, creative grandparents!

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I wish I had known them as an adult to ask them more about their processes and lives as writers and artists. For now, their journals, books and artwork tell the tales.

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