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Madame buys tea

Mon amie Lynn, born in Chateauguay, Quebec, a university actress when we met in 1967, who went to l’Arche in France in 1970 to work for a year with the handicapped, met a Frenchman called Denis, and is now a professor of linguistics and translation, mother of five, grandmother of five – and wearing, incidentally, a Gerard Darel jacket from that exclusive boutique, Goodwill of Bloor Street.

She is shopping at Le Palais des Thés,
which has in stock 250 different kinds
of tea from around the world. They give free samples.



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