Christine started full time work on leaving school aged 15 at Wharfe Mill, Sowerby Bridge as a Cone Winder. She has had jobs subsequently at Berry Mills, Barkisland. Close Lee Home for children with phycological problems and, Broom Close Home with adults with learning disabilities, both in Rastrick, for Calderdale Council Social Services. Landlady of Dusty Miller, Hove Edge, Brighouse public house. For the last 14 years at Sainsburys, Brighouse. Apart from a pregnancy a continuous working life of fifty-two years. Retired 2019.

I truly am in awe of her.

Below is the letter I sent to Countrywide Introductions. A dating agency. It was forwarded to Christine, she phoned me to arrange a date and the rest is history.