TLS to Lyn Newman

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Regrets that she cannot help Lyn with information about Alison Cairns as she did not know her well. Recalls making rock cakes with Lyn as a child. Refers to 'So much love, so little money' and 'Field with Geese'. Reports that her son Piers has just got back to Oxford from Princeton and has married Margaret Kennedy's daughter and has a son and a daughter. Her son Anthony is managing director of Smiths Docks and has a wife and daughter. Her mother stills lives in Edinburgh. Describes her house which has connections with Oliver Cromwell. Goes into detail about her husband Desmond's work and hobbies. Asks after Yda. Mentions that she is now mostly known as Leonora.

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