Category Archives: Remembrance

Change of view

I’m late writing my post today as we’ve had a full day. This morning, we walked down to The Abbey to light a candle for my Dad and one for Hubby’s. We couldn’t get to our usual place as there … Continue reading

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Just Another Day

Nope, nothing to do with Jon Secada’s hit from 1992. I bought ‘Angel’ on a cassette years later and this was on the B side, though I think both were considered ‘A’s. Anyway, today is just another day, except I … Continue reading

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Two Candles

Today, Hubby and I walked along the river bank as it’s been such a glorious day. Maggie ‘asked permission’ (looked at us, looked at target, looked back at us) to chase a crow on the flood plain, and with approval … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday 2014

  This year, we walked up the High Street to join the gathering for the 11th Hour on this Remembrance Sunday. The road had been closed, and shop staff stood out in the street for the Two Minute Silence, and … Continue reading

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Our Boy

We had been without a dog for several years, but on August 5th 1995 we brought Barney and his brother Rubble home. They were border collies. Sadly, every time we closed our front door, Rubble became physically distressed and we … Continue reading

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We missed it

I never thought I would say this, but last week I wish we were still in our house. I have mentioned in previous posts that we lived close to a RAF base. One of the BEST things was that not … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2014

Sadly neither of our fathers are still with us in this life, but they are forever in our hearts, and we don’t need a Special Day to remember them. Their photographs, art and poetry have been packed away safely and … Continue reading

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A Candle for our Fathers

My Dad would have been 85 this month. He was not a religious man, but since visiting the stunning cathedral in Milan in 1998, I always light a candle for him on his birthday, on Father’s Day, and at Christmas. … Continue reading

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I like Sundays, and it’s not because I can have a lie in as those are every day possibilities now. If I’m awake relatively early and tune in to the radio between 6 and 7 am, I can listen to … Continue reading

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A few months ago, we met up with two ladies on our walk and noticed they only had one dog with them. We asked what had happened to the greyhound, and apparently she had recently died of cancer.

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