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LET THE FUN BE-GIN!!! Until it ends.

Summer girls have come and gone. We had a glorious time as we do every year. They went exploring this year in a way they hadn’t done before. They say the Dom Robert tapestry museum in Sorèze is divine. They left their pamphlets behind so I’ll be going through them and remembering the places they mentioned in the next few days.

Saying goodbye is always a bit sad. And then this morning we got up to a message saying the wonderful (as in person, and as in actress), Sarah Porter (ex- Goddard), had died last night. That’s quite a blow. She’s been Mike’s friend for decades and became mine as soon as I’d met Mike. She had a gorgeous place in the mountains about 40 minutes from Villa l’Africaine. And she was along with another couple (Anita & Val Harris) our regular lunch date once to twice a month.

More on all that a bit later, once I recover. Here’s a screenshot of Sarah as Elinor Codsall in A Horseman Riding By. She will be greatly missed.

 

 

 

 

11 comments on “LET THE FUN BE-GIN!!! Until it ends.

  1. john zande
    August 14, 2018

    Sorry for the loss of your friend. Was it an accident, she appears too young?

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    • The Pink Agendist
      August 15, 2018

      Early 60’s. Her health took a turn for the worse in 2009, and then it was ups and downs. She had a lung transplant and that went really well for the first few years, but then she started having liver trouble…

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  2. Esme upon the Cloud
    August 14, 2018

    Oh I am sorry to hear that dear, what a beautiful woman, sending love to your sore hearts X

    – Esme ❤

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  3. Tish Farrell
    August 14, 2018

    So sorry, both.

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  4. Carmen
    August 14, 2018

    Sorry to read, Mr. M. 😦 She kept marvellous friends.

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  5. inspiredbythedivine1
    August 14, 2018

    Excellent actress. Very sorry to hear this.

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  6. Helen Devries
    August 14, 2018

    Losing friends is hard…they take a part of you with them.

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  7. acflory
    August 15, 2018

    Words are always so inadequate. 😦 Huge, long distance hugs to you and Mike. Friends are precious.

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  8. Bela Johnson
    August 15, 2018

    Sorry to hear. Good friends always die too young. 💕

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  9. Osyth
    August 17, 2018

    I am shocked at Sarah Porter’s passing. I wanted to BE her in my teens when she did ‘Wings’ and ‘A Horseman Riding By’ …. she was a beauty and a talent and I am glad you had her in your life these years but having her makes the loss hard.

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  10. Ian Morris
    November 15, 2019

    Am just watching her again in Wings.
    A beautiful woman who could act.
    Her freckles are adorable.
    Rest in Peace darling lady and I hope to meet you some time in the future.
    God bless you and all who were lucky to know you X.
    Ian.

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