Born On Friday The 13th

Biographies & Memoirs

By Anna Murray

Publisher : Crreate space

ABOUT Anna Murray

Anna Murray
This is my memoirs of Kenya and South Africa, where I was born and brought up and after both my parents had died by the time I was 15, I travelled to England where I trained in the hospitality business.  After a disastrous marriage and left with a 2year old son who was killed in a farming More...



A woman born on Friday the 13th struggles with a string of bad luck and tragedy before finding a way to live with her fate.

Anna Murray was born in Kenya and, with her brother and parents, had a fairly idyllic early childhood, riding horses and enjoying the love of family and friends. that she was born on the mythic Friday 13th didn't seem to bother her at all. But then her father became ill and sent her to meet her mother. Anna was angry that he didn't come with her and didn't tell her mother that he wasn't feeling well. three weeks late, he died and young Anna blamed herself for his death.... One day she confided this to her mother, who told the child that her actions would not have made any difference. Still, Anna grieved the death of her father. Her mother took over the Highlands Hotel in Molo and Anna and her brother rode horses and went hunting together. She spent many long hours with her best friend Bella. But the political climate in Kenya changed when the country won its independence. Fearing for the safety of her family, Anna's mother sent her daughter off to South Africa. Anna was only 12 at the time she was put on a boat for South Africa with a woman and her four sons. She had no idea when or if she would ever see her mother again.....