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Sunday Music: Drink, Drink, Drink – Mario Lanza

Today is Remembrance Sunday and 100 years since the end of the First World War. So this is a very happy song for such a sad day. But when I think of war and soldiers, I think of my Grandad. … Continue reading

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Francis Thomas Harold Hull

Today marks 20 years since my Grandad died. Which means it’s been a bit more than that since he walked me through his bread pudding recipe. I write about my Grandad a lot, because as I get older, I’ve realised … Continue reading

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Grandad

Today would be my Grandad’s 103rd birthday, which means that it’s been just under 20 years since he died. I loved my Grandad, he was a good grandparent in the best sense, I know that one day Oli and Joe … Continue reading

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Not what I thought I’d be writing today..

Today’s post was supposed to be about World Oceans Day and sustainable fish. I know you can hardly contain yourself and if you hang on that post is coming, it’s just going to take a little time because there is … Continue reading

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The Weekend

This weekend started early because I had Friday off. To go to the Sanctuary with Christelle. This was a present from Christelle for doing a reading at her and Mike’s wedding and being the witness and storing the wedding dress … Continue reading

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Saturday walk

Last week’s walk was rained off, Ma and I went to visit ‘the plague’ (Grandad asked us to scatter his ashes around the rosebush where Iris’ (my Grandma) where scattered and put up a plague, the mis-spelling stuck) and put … Continue reading

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Grandad’s Bread Pudding

My Grandad could cook, this was quite an achievement for a man born in 1914, it wasn’t usual. However, Grandad was a widower for a long time so that might explain it. I always thought that he learnt to cook … Continue reading

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Things

Chelsea are in the Champions League Final….6th in the Premiership but in the CL Final..come on you blues… Today marks 14 years since my Grandad died. Grandad was 83 when he died, he lived a good life and died at … Continue reading

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Sunday afternoon..

On Sunday, Ma and I went to the Crematorium to ‘visit’ Grandad and his ‘plague’ (When my Grandad realised that he was dying, he gave Mum a letter with his wishes, the hymns he wanted at his funeral and so … Continue reading

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Bloom

Despite the weather, we went to the Crem yesterday and found that Grandad’s rosebush had produced some roses.  As we have never seen it flower before, it made us very happy.. Bloom

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