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Dancing with the daffodils -even in the snow

This week I have been under the weather. Some sort of 'bug' has finally got to me. I have no voice and anyone who hears me cough instantly moves to the other side of the room.

With snow outside and freezing temperatures everywhere, I joked to a friend that I might feel more cheerful if only I could see some daffodils from my office window.

Later that afternoon there was a knock at the door. My friend was in a hurry, en route to collect her son from school. She was holding a bunch of daffodils.

"You said you'd feel better is you saw some daffodils outside," she said simply.

It was a small gesture, but it made the world of difference to my day. I went back to my desk feeling so much better.


Jill Fraser

Jill Fraser

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