Category Archives: Memories

A bit of a to-do

It was the wedding yesterday (separate post to follow), and after a bit of a hit and miss effort, we went but didn’t stay. Gone are the days of Uncles, Aunts and Grandparents from both sides getting together for a … Continue reading

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Family Picnic

My previous post was in response to Charli’s challenge this week and I was limited to 99 words. I thought I’d do a more in-depth post about our family picnics as they were so much fun, and with Summer just … Continue reading

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Stepping out

Today’s shopping spree saw me almost getting my shoes for the wedding too. A long time ago, like the 1970s when platforms were all the rage, I had a smashing pair of strappy blue sandals which were so comfortable, I … Continue reading

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Old Faithful

Years ago, I had what probably every other girl had in her wardrobe, a LBD. Every special occasion, party, birthday or presentation saw me wearing this frock which lasted for years. I paid something like £30 for it which in … Continue reading

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Walk thoughts: 3rd June

It’s only 4.45 pm and I’ve taken Maggie round the Avenue FOUR times today. Each time she has done the business, so I guess all is well and the heat isn’t getting to her quite so badly now. We had … Continue reading

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Coming of Age

This will always be 21 for me, though this post is nothing to do with birthdays or voting. My Dad died twenty one years ago today, so Hubby and I walked up to The Abbey to light a candle.

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Happy Birthday Dad

My Dad would have been 88 today, and after we’d done all our running around, we went into the Abbey to light a candle. The Lady Chapel was empty with just a few candles on the stand, so we were … Continue reading

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