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Happy birthday Mum 2020

My Mum would have been 98 today. She would have loved to see the ducklings and goslings here. Photos taken February 2017 I remember the year Mum came up for a holiday when we were in the cottage and stayed … Continue reading

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Today, 23rd September

My FIL would have been 97 today, so we will be lighting a candle in his memory. Hubby says his Dad liked me, and I like to think so as we had some great debates and differences of opinions, but … Continue reading

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Birthday’s Past

I found myself thinking about a relative whose birthday it was today. She was related by marriage, being the fourth wife and widow of my paternal grandfather. Mum, Dad and I lived with them for almost a year in 1972-73. … Continue reading

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A Gorilla named Chopper

Way back in 1996, Hubby was at a loss as to what to do for my 40th birthday. He managed to book me a helicopter ride, but couldn’t arrange it for my birthday weekend, so it had to be the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Hubby strimmed the grass yesterday and I took advantage by going shopping on my own. I was going to walk up into town but Maggie was looking so excitedly expectant I took her with me in the car as she … Continue reading

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Headline prompt

This was a headline that Hubby brought to my attention this morning. “Little girl left in tears after nobody turned up to birthday………… “source Daily Mirror People can be so unkind, thoughtless and ignorant. This is not the first time … Continue reading


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Half Century

My first nephew is 50 today. It hardly seems possible I was an excited 10 year old about to become an aunty for the first time that long ago! I was fascinated by babies, loved to hold them or feed … Continue reading

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Today I am Three

Or at least my Blog is. Hard to believe I’ve been tapping away at the keyboard all this time, well, not continuously! A lot has happened in those three years, and over my 1925 posts, you’ve read about most of … Continue reading

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We gave Jack his birthday gift today, and he flushed a rather fetching pink. The tin of boiled fruit drops, although slightly smaller that the overall dimensions of the box, sadly didn’t fit inside because the interior measured less. No … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad

Today is my Dad’s birthday,  he would have been 87. We went into the Abbey to light a candle for him and my father in law, and The Lady Chapel stand was almost full. (This picture from last year) March … Continue reading

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