Daily Prompt: My Favorite. When George and I married we were both in our late 60s. We had both been married before – we, wisely, spent about two years coming to the conclusion that we wanted to be together and used that time to discuss the modus operandi or `house rules` of a marriage. The […]
Perhaps I`d better explain. In Uk the term `spending a penny` is an euphemism for visiting the bathroom. It originates from the times when public lavatories charged an old penny (pre decimal) to use the facilities – a sturdy bronze box attached to the front of each door into which the penny was dropped in […]
This is grandson`s wedding cake made just over a year ago. The bride was quite specific – she wanted `parcels` and the colour was to reflect the colour of Simon`s paratrooper beret (he is in the army) And this is a Silver Wedding Anniversary cake I made for a friend a couple of years ago. […]
Daily Post: Stroke of Midnight. Oh this is easy! During the last day of 2012 George and I joked about what we were going to do at midnight. We both agreed that we would go to Trafalgar Square in London to join in the celebrations there. I told him that, in my youth, I had […]
George and I went to his daughter Kim`s for Christmas Day and stayed overnight. Whilst eating our lovely Christmas lunch – turkey and all the trimmings (of course) I was pleased to see the picture shown above hanging in their dining room. I took up painting seriously when I retired and, as my background had […]
The task for today (Christmas Day – is there no rest?) is to make a note of what we were doing at noon today and write about it afterwards – so …. Well today George and I are travelling about ten miles to see George`s daughter, son-in-law and grand-daughter – we are in fact invited […]
My eldest grandson (on the left) – he has done so well in his chosen career – I am very proud of him! I was surprised (and delighted) to see this photograph on a website.