Tag Archives: parents

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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By George, she’s finally got it!

Nothing to do with the classic My Fair Lady, in my opinion one of Audrey Hepburn’s best movies along with The Nun’s Story and Roman Holiday. But a little gem about my Mum.

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Background, Camping Chronicles 1

Like most kids growing up, we liked to ‘camp’ outside. In the early days, our tent was a couple of towels draped over Mum’s wooden clothes horse on its side and a blanket on the ground, where we’d sit and … Continue reading

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Christmas Past

I like to be prepared, and in the past would start my Christmas preparations in August before the shops begin to brim with the tinselled tat that costs a bomb and lasts less than 5 minutes in the hands of … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Little Girl

I was one of two Daddy’s Little Girls, not that I was a twin, there being several years between us. It was Dad who bathed my scraped knees, Dad who followed behind my bike with the walking stick hooked on … Continue reading

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