Thursday, September 13, 2007

Sylvia Floyd (nee Williams) -1947-1952

"One of the best days of my life"

Dr Carole Reeves, Outreach Historian with The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine University College London says:

"I've just received a telephone call from Sylvia Floyd (nee Williams), who was in Craig-y-nos from 1947 to 1952. Although she approached the castle with some trepidation on 'Reunion Day', it turned out to be 'one of the best days of my life.' She came with her two daughters.

Many ex-patients have said that it's the first time their children and grandchildren have been able to share their experience of illness and hospitalisation. That's because this is becoming an important inter-generational project. Children identify with children across the ages -- no generation gap here! Some of you might consider going into localschools and sharing your memories with kids who might have been 'Children of Craig-y-nos' if we were still searching for TB's magic bullet (ie.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sylvia was my mum , she was a wonderfull woman , she passed away november 2008. she was the most fantastic person i have ever meet , so lucky that she was my mum