Rough hewn and gentle pride

early recollections of family life on Hillfields Park housing estate in the 1930s and 1940s.
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He quickly made his way to his cabin and sat down on his bunk. He had left the door open, allowing enough light to make its way into his small cabin to see the low beamed ceiling and the rough hewn boards of the flooring.

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She smiled as he set the book aside, running a hand through her hair. She tucked her head close to his bare abdomen, grinning as a blush flared from his face to his torso.

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Publisher's Note: This book has previously been released by Pride Publishing. It has been revised and re-edited for re-release.

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