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Birthdays of significance

A dear boating friend has recently celebrated his 80th birthday and kindly sent us photos of his family and celebrations. Apparently 16 adults and four children went out for an Italian meal, then it was back to their daughter’s house … Continue reading

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Forty, Forty, and Forty

My eldest niece is forty this month. She’s a mum and Nanna, and I have no idea if a party is planned. The card has already been sent. I remember OB’s fortieth. I was living in Bath then and we … Continue reading

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Yule love this………..

OK, it’s July, but the tree is up, and Santa is waiting in the wings…….. aka hanging from the doorknocker. You thought we were joking, didn’t you. Now depending on behaviour will determine which side is facing out:

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Almost the end………………..

Here we are, the 29th of December and just over 2 days left of 2017. My Mum will be spending a while in hospital so any New Year celebrations will be very quiet for her. Mind you, gone are the … Continue reading

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Anniversary Waltz

My parents had been married almost 46 years when my father died. I remember the celebrations of several of their anniversaries, some I had a hand in, some I did not, but for those important milestones in their relationship, they … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday

Well, actually it’s not for a few weeks, but I was reading a post the other day about birthdays and what they mean for some people. As a young child, it meant a party (6 boys and 6 girls plus … Continue reading

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March Madness

In my pre-Hubby life, March was the busiest month in the calendar. Not only did it denote the official beginning of Spring, but from day 1 right through to the 31st, every couple of days it would be someone’s birthday … Continue reading

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