Best friends forever
The Australian Women's Weekly|April 2021
A trip down memory lane makes the perfect birthday gift for a much loved childhood friend.
PAT McDERMOTT

Dear Sue,

It may not be your birthday in Canada yet but it is in Sydney. We age faster Down Under, you know! So, once again, it’s time to celebrate the annual “festival of Sue”!

The other night I sat down and ran through a few possible birthday gifts.

A superb dinner at a ridiculously expensive restaurant? But then I wouldn’t be there. I mean, what fun would that be?

A generous gift certificate from a fancy shop? Hmm, maybe. But I’d have to Google a shop near you and then fiddle about on their website and they probably wouldn’t have the right size and nobody wants a diamond necklace that doesn’t fit!

I thought briefly (very) about suggesting we meet in Rome or Barcelona but who knows when that will be?

Flowers?

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