13th February 1998 at 00:00

Czech parents from Kolin (60km from Prague) are looking for a family in England willing to host their children (Mirek aged 15 and Jane aged 11) in return for offering hospitality to the (similarly-aged) children of that family.

Mrs Mareks is a nuclear physics engineer and Mr Mareks an electronics engineer. Their daughter plays the piano, sings in the school choir and likes hiking and animals, and their son enjoys playing chess and going hiking. Address: Benesova 967, 280 02 Kolin, Czech Republic.

Fourteen-year-old Angelika Spiegler from Germany would like to exchange hospitality during school holidays with an English or Scottish girl, living near the seaside. Her hobbies are reading, playing the guitar and football. Address: Westpreussenstrasse 5,67551 Worms, Deutschland.


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