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NANA AT 90

By CrownJoolz
My lovely Nana - Mrs Violet Brown - who will be a fantastic 90 years old, 2007. She is absolutely sharp as a razor and it's like talking to a 20 year old - often she'll phone my mum from one of her day outings with her club saying that she's having a lovely time in the disco, playing Bingo, walking along a seafront, shopping & chatting with friends etc... She has a flat screen TV, can text on her mobile and has a more active social life than I do lol - despite two replaced hips.

Born in 1917 - it's unimaginable to just stop and think about what she has lived through. Family lost in The Great War, returning home in WWII from her work to find just her doorstep left, the inventions she's seen, the changes in society... she has three husbands behind her and says that she, "doesn't think she'll marry again" lol - I just love her optimism.

Happy Birthday, Nana.

Tags: Black and white Portraits and people

Voters: John Giddings, dianah, imander and 8 more


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Comments


dianah 16 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2007 10:15AM
A very wonderful 90 she looks too..what a lovely portrait of her.
Di
imander 15 388 7 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2007 10:43AM
she looks beautiful, wonderful story, you can tell how much she is admired, hope she has a good day
ian
derekv 15 3 England
28 Oct 2007 11:59AM
Wonderful lady, she certainly doesn't look her age. Long may she reign ! Lovely portrait.
Derek
nickyv32 15 135 England
28 Oct 2007 3:23PM
I'm 50 on the 4th November and she looks younger than me. Great portrait, happy lady.
Nicky
AnneWorner 15 620 43 United States
28 Oct 2007 11:31PM
It's a splendid portrait - thank you for sharing her with us Smile
Anne
ripleysalien 16 1.2k 11 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 6:10AM
Tis a great shot, Happy Birthday from me too.

Steve
proz 18 205 United States
30 Oct 2007 3:13PM
sweet shot, lots of charcter on her lovely face.

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