GirlGI | Girl Gone International GirlGI Issue 4 - Page 92

Ruth and Morag together in 1964 touch via letters as there was no email or cheap telephone calls back then! We agreed we would do something special, just the two of us, every 10th year from the year we first met. In 1983, we met in Oxford, in 1993 in Bruges and in 2003 in London. For our 50th ‘anniversary’ this year, we had a very special celebration in England. What makes a friendship between two people who met purely by chance and grew up in different countries so special it can survive 50 years?