Tag Archives: Dad

A Photo a Day in June ……… June 3rd

      I am fortunate to have quite a few old photographs, and this is one of my favourites. ( I’m sure you will forgive me for posting a photo that I didn’t take myself ) It shows me … Continue reading

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Spring Resolutions

  I don’t make New Year Resolutions. Of course, I used to, back in the days when I was innocent and naive enough to believe that I would keep them. When the world was a much simpler place and everything … Continue reading

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I couldn’t let today go by without posting something, could I ? Today is Father’s Day in the UK …..I’m not sure if it is on a different day in other parts of the world …….I know that Mother’s Day … Continue reading

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The ‘Marmite Effect’ …….. Day 20 of 100

I like sprouts ……..  They are not just for Christmas ! Today I have a roast lunch to cook.  There is a leg of lamb, so big it would choke a donkey.  Savoy cabbage; broad beans; carrots and SPROUTS !! Now … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad ………….. Day 11 of 100

Today is my Dad’s 94th birthday and, yesterday, I travelled down from Yorkshire to celebrate his special day. My Dad lives 250 miles away, in rural Hampshire and I don’t see nearly enough of him. Although I phone twice a … Continue reading

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Conversations With My Father

My dear Mum died this year. On the 27th April, to be exact. I can’t deny that we didn’t always agree and its fair to say that I often had an uneasy relationship with her; in the way that Mothers … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dad !

Today my dad is 93 years old ! He was born at the beginning of the ‘Roaring Twenties’ and I can only imagine the changes he has seen in his lifetime. He served in the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry … Continue reading

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