MAVIS


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AcronymDefinition
MAVISMobility Advice and Vehicle Information Service (UK)
MAVISMathematics Accessible to Visually Impaired Students (New Mexico State University)
MAVISMedicines Act Veterinary Information Service (UK)
MAVISMassachusetts Alliance of Visually Impaired Students (est. 2000)
MAVISMathieu and V Incision Sutured (surgical technique)
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David's sister, Christine Adams, 71, said he was lost without Mavis.
She, in turn, rushed to nd the manager, leaving Mavis alone with the infant.
Mavis is well known in Huddersfield golfing circles, as she was lady captain at Crosland Heath in 2003 and Marsden in 2007.
Born Mavis Leslie Young in Montreal in 1922, Gallant was an only child in an English-speaking Protestant family that splintered: her father died when she was young, and her mother remarried.
Neighbour Richard Green, 41 (no relation), said: "It turned out Mavis died of natural causes and Val died soon after.
And Mavis said the reason for her long and happy life is her family.
Mavis, 79, and David, 81, have four children, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
With a little help from her cheeky cuckoo clock, mischievous mop bucket and a nice cup of tea, Mavis moves ever closer to making her dream come true.
However, Mavis wants nothing more than to leave the premises, travel the world and visit 'paradise' aka Hawaii C* and she believes she's old enough to do so.
Mavis is recently divorced from Allan, and seems to have writer's block when she should be pounding out the final book in a Young Adult series in which she is merely a ghost writer whose name appears in tiny print on the fly-leaf inside cover.
It moves at a frantic pace, but there are some genuinely funny moments as Dracula constructs an elaborate ruse about the scariness of humans to scare Mavis and keep her from leaving his side.
The teenypopper stuff Mavis writes is really about herself, but idealised, about the prom queen, the confident popular girl, who doesn't care what others think about her and the way she looks.