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A weighty wedding gift!

My fiancé and I immigrated to London for better career prospects in the 1974. He was studying as a quantity surveyor at the time and he found that in London he could get some real-life, practical experience in the field that he couldn’t get in Dublin. I decided I would go along too, and one of my best-friends at the time, who was living in London with her husband, encouraged me to come over.

We …