This is a copy of the personal dedication that Charles Thompson wrote in the copy of 'Reflections from the Furrows' that he gave to his wife Joan. It reads thus :

'With many treasured thoughts my love
Throughout our married life
Thank you very much my dear
For being a loving wife'

From the title page of Charlie Thompson's book 'Reflections from the Furrows'
published in 1973

Gretta Percy , the illustrator for 'Reflections from the Furrows'