Near at hand, upon the topmost spray of a birch, sings the brown thrasher -- or red mavis
, as some love to call him -- all the morning, glad of your society, that would find out another farmer's field if yours were not here.
He and Mavis
had celebrated 25 years of marriage in March.
Once the initial shock subsided, 17-year-old Mavis
rushed out of the toilets and raised the alarm with an usherette.
This is because Mavis
, 78, has been captain of not one, not two, but THREE different golf clubs.
Another Canadian literary luminary, Margaret Atwood, tweeted: ''Very sad to hear that Mavis
Gallant has died.
A post-mortem examination has found that Mavis
died of natural causes and her devoted daughter may have collapsed with a sudden heart attack.
Neighbour Richard Green (no relation), 41, said: "It turned out Mavis
died of natural causes and Val died soon after.
lost her grandson Steven Preece, 51, to leukaemia last year and wanted to raise money for the charity in his memory.
The Port Antonio and Mavis
Bank Properties are subject to a 2% net smelter royalty.
David was a fine footballer and while Mavis
wasn't that keen on sport, she would often watch him play.
With a feather duster in one hand and a few tricks up her sleeve, Mavis
is on a journey north to see nature's biggest light show with her own eyes.
Convinced that humans are a threat, Dracula builds a hidden castle-like hotel in the woods where monsters can take refuge (and where he can hide vampire Mavis