“They were people whose lives were slow, who did not see themselves growing old, or falling sick, or dying, but who disappeared little by little in their own time, turning into memories, mists from other days, until they were absorbed into oblivion.”
― Gabriel García Márquez,
* * *
Ursula – “little bear”, derived from a diminutive form of the Latin word ursa “she-bear”
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, taken to England briefly, started school in Hong Kong, for three and a half years, then back to Africa, Zimbabwe. Immigrated to Australia after the war (the Rhodesian Bush War).
Currently an Aussie citizen, living in sunny California.