DIAMOND PEN PALS HAVE THE WRITE STUFF
PUBLISHED: 11:08 09 October 2008 | UPDATED: 15:28 25 August 2010
PEN-PALS who met after World War Two have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.
PEN-PALS who met after World War Two have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary. Joan Frosdick, 83, of Clovelly Road, Bexleyheath, first received a letter from her husband to be, Edward, whilst working as a filing clerk in Blackheath in 1946.
After receiving a photo of Mr Frosdick, now 82, the 21-year-old continued writing to him in Germany for a year before marrying him in 1948, exactly 60 years ago last Thursday.
Mr Frosdick, who worked as a Navy telegraphist during the Allied occupation of Germany, said: "I think the uniform knocked her back a bit."
The couple celebrated the landmark with a holiday to Minorca to see their family.
Mr Frosdick added: "The relationship gets stronger every year. We just stick together and if we ever argue we cut it short as soon as possible. Life's too short.