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Cyranny’s quickie!

The question is: Is your family a really close one? This is a collage of my family. I’m in there somewhere as a buttercup, but there’s my parents, Mum’s parents, their parents, my paternal grandfather, paternal great grandparents, Bro, my … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad: 2021

My Dad had a wacky sense of humour, and he was one of the best. He was always there for me, and even if I did something daft (like move in with a guy and his two kids for nearly … Continue reading

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Family Christmas: a reblog for 15th December 2020

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Growing up, I loved the idea of a family Christmas as depicted by The Waltons on TV. Grandpa (Zeb) and Grandma (Esther), Libby and John, John Boy, Jason, Ben, Jim Bob, Mary-Ellen, Erin, and Elizabeth all…

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Someone’s else’s idea………….

A week or so ago I did a post on my card making and a reader mentioned sending a little package of cards to my aunt who had been unable to get out to purchase Easter cards. I’ve had a … Continue reading

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Family likeness

Reading Kate’s post (click here), it made me think of an idea I had for a post last week but had forgotten. I’ve often commented on how Mum looks back at me from the mirror and although this picture isn’t … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago today……………..

I was waiting for a response to two letters I’d sent to family about Humphrey, the original cancer that had been removed in a lumpectomy operation on October 31st. I had a phone call from one and a 125 word … Continue reading

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Full Stop

SIL is now safely back at base. It was wonderful to see her and catch up with the family news. With her latest phone gadget she was able to connect to Bro and we could see each other over the … Continue reading

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Preparing for a visitor.

As mentioned previously, my SIL is doing a detour from Kings Lynn and coming to see us. I’m really excited! When I went over to see Bro in 2010, she was marvellous and took me to loads of places in … Continue reading

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It’s a Mugs Game

Years ago, everyone had their own mug and even if you were visiting someone’s house, the chances were you’d be given the same drinking vessel each time. It wasn’t exactly a tradition, but it seemed to follow that when I … 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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