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    The Bolters Daughter

      “When she pronounced my name however, one of them said, “Not by any chance the Bolter’s daughter?”  Nancy Mitford – Love in a Cold Climate I am a Bolter’s daughter – not in the same way as Nancy meant  – my mother has been married to the same man for 60 years this year, however the onset of her Dementia has brought this part of her self to the fore as her impulse control and social filters fade and her true feelings rise to the surface .  She likes to take off, walking quickly and determinedly to somewhere that it seems not even she knows for certain.  Usually though it’s…