September 4, 2010

UK: Virginity key to longevity for this 106-year-old woman!

EDINBURGH, Scotland / The Scottish Sun / News / September 4, 2010

The 106-year-old virgin

SPRIGHTLY Isa Blyth will celebrate turning 106 today - and puts her amazing age down to being a VIRGIN. Isa has never even been KISSED and thinks staying single has made her stay strong.

Last night her niece Sheena Campbell, 67, said: "I'm not sure if anyone ever tried it on - but they never got anywhere! She says she never felt the need for romance and never had time for a man.

"She did like the odd sherry though."

Isa, born in 1904, instead kept herself busy going to flower club and church, singing in the choir, and playing golf or gardening.

Let's celibate...birthday girl Isa puts her long life down to remaining a virgin.

She's always lived in Edinburgh and worked for 35 years as a private secretary at whisky producer North British Distilleries in the city.

Sheena said: "She was wrapped up in her church and she loved her choir and flower club.

"And she had a high-powered job, which meant she was always busy.

"I think she was also a bit of a maiden lady as she was the first-born and acted as a head with her six brothers and sisters.

"She never had time to be sad. She's an amazing character. You wouldn't believe she was 106."

Isa will celebrate her birthday with a cake and champagne at the care home where she lives.

Myra Philp

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