My dear Mother who died last night aged 97. Pictured on her wedding day 70 years ago this month. Love you, Mum xxx
70 years ago today my parents met for the first time at a VJ celebration in Nottingham. They were married in January 1946.
Chittle Chattle is about chitchat! Or something like that, anyway. Recently, however, I have neither chitted or chatted. Well, today I have something to relate. It’s really to furthere explain the post that you will find here. Just how mundane can it be? A wooden spoon? And one with a chewed end, to boot! Well,… Read More Goodness! A post from ME!
And so it went! One minute the bed was there.. the next it had gone, with occupant, to theatre. It was almost 6 hours before I saw it again. A difficult op, lots more found than expected, but hopefully a good result – and now the long recovery of this part can begin. When I… Read More And there it was! Gone!
…. ! As you can see, though, no evil intention, it was all part of a photo shoot Happy Birthday to my brother, who is now a little older than this ;)
Sometimes something really simple (but pretty) just does you heart good!
Many of you know my thoughts and feelings about Alzheimers and its treatment. These are as a result of firstly bad and then exceptionally good treatment of my mother. A friend sent me the link to this site. It sounds perfect. How can we arrange for something like that over here?
Sorting some bits earlier I came across this An old tin. Battered and bashed, but I knew what it contained. I lifted the lid Sure enough the bits and pieces were neatly stashed inside – and there on top was the last piece of work, incomplete. It was the handy collection that my mother took… Read More Battered and bashed and a lump in the throat.
I rarely post family photographs on this blog, but today is special. This is a photograph of me with my mother. It isn’t the most recent as her condition has deteriorated somewhat in the meantime. She will be 96 towards the end of this month. As a; young woman she was one of the… Read More We Will Remember
And now for something just a little different. Today we met our family for lunch. We celebrated two birthdays – two generations in fact, and had a lovely time. A cooked lunch on a Sunday is a rarerity. Our main meal of the day is usually in the evening, nothing to prepare tonight, though. Instead… Read More 100 Steps – April