Tag Archives: Dad

Elderflowers and wine

You may remember these pictures from last year Well the tree is in flower now and everything is white. Sadly my phone took lousy pictures My Dad made wine. It was lovely stuff, and in later years more like rocket … Continue reading

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May Musings

May is a busy month for us, or rather me as there is quite a lot going on. Other Brother’s wedding anniversary is on the 8th, ours is the 10th, my birthday the 12th, and Mum’s on the 22nd. Today … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad 2020

My Dad would have been 91 today but he will always be 67 as he was in 1996 when he died. As is our way, we have lit a candle and stood it in front of his photo. The little … Continue reading

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Memories of Dad

Every day when we walk the dog round the block, we pass a tree laden, no GROANING, with elderberries. These pictures were taken with my phone last night, but don’t begin to give you an idea of just how much … 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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Today, 18th July

I lit a candle here today and set it in front of my parents’ photograph on the table. It’s 6 months ago today that my Mum died. Half a year, and in that half year, we’ve had my Dad’s birthday … Continue reading

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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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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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Dad’s rocket fuel

When we moved from the council house in 1965, our new home had a garden with a small orchard. We had 2 apple trees, 2 pear trees and a plum tree, plus a variety of redcurrant, blackcurrant, loganberry, raspberry and … Continue reading

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Memories of a Dad.

I remember in years gone by I’d sit on your lap as my tears you’d dry, Cocooned in the safety of your embrace, Your smile that divided your entire face. Your eyes like beacons, alive and bright, You’d hold me … Continue reading

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