Beatrice now has her second name - Dorothea. When Helen told me I let out a yelp of 'Middlemarch' - yes mum she said that is right. I gave Middlemarch to Helen to read when she was about 15 and did not have a peep out of her for a week while she read it so proof if it was needed that things of childhood stay with you all your life.
Quick post as I, along with parents and Florence, are shattered. off to make yet another cup of tea. Back later on in week