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"Still lie the sheltering snows, undimmed and white;
And reigns the winter's pregnant silence still;
No sign of spring, save that the catkins fill,
And willow stems grow daily red and bright.
These are days when ancients held a rite
Of expiation for the old year's ill,
And prayer to purify the new year's will."
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How did you meet your oldest friend?

GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands ModeratorPosts: 8,729 mod
I have some friends who I have known since I was at school, and I love being able to catch up with them whenever I can.

Do you have any old friends? Do you still speak to them?

Tell us about how you met!

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  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 36,162 mod
    I am still in contact with a couple of schoolfriends I knew at primary school, when I was about 9 or 10. I am also in touch with a few more who I met at secondary school, from 11 years old. As I live abroad, I don't speak to them so much face to face, but I will be seeing one classmate this evening who I have known since I was 11. Facebook helps us keep up to date however.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 8,729 mod
    mheredge said:

    I am still in contact with a couple of schoolfriends I knew at primary school, when I was about 9 or 10. I am also in touch with a few more who I met at secondary school, from 11 years old. As I live abroad, I don't speak to them so much face to face, but I will be seeing one classmate this evening who I have known since I was 11. Facebook helps us keep up to date however.

    Yes, I think that Facebook really is good for things like that, as it means that it doesn't matter where you are in the world, you will still be able to speak to people.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 36,162 mod
    Most of my more recent friends however, I think I've met on my travels, sitting next to them in a café or train for example.
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