Sunday arrived and we had beautiful weather for the Scottish relatives, friends and neighbours to celebrate the diamond anniversary. Food, drink and chairs were in place. Guests arrived and laughter rang out. We spilled over into the garden and it was so good to see so many smiling faces. I read a poem by BobContinue reading “Keep right on to the end of the road……”
My sister and I travelled almost 500 miles by road yesterday to be a part of the first celebration of our parents 60th wedding anniversary. What a privilege to be able to be here, and what an achievement! We arrived after a 12 hour journey, falling exhausted into bed. An early start today and aContinue reading “Shine bright like a diamond….”
Tomorrow my friend Debbie and I embark on a road trip culminating in two rugby cup finals on Friday and Saturday, and I am so 😊 The trip came about after last year’s finals in France. I watched from afar as debbie posted of her travels etc, so we decided to do the trip, stoppingContinue reading “Road trip:prequel”
On a recent walk to the Essex Cricket Ground I had to take this picture . What a haven in the middle of the city. The water, the trees and the railway line up on the bridge all components taking the eye on a journey. I love the greenery against the red brick andContinue reading “Landscape”
A thistle, the flower of Scotland. To many this is a weed and not a thing of beauty, but as a Scot this always brightens my mood when I see the swathe of purple spikes, reminiscent of a punk hairdo!
Yesterday brought sad news, once again, that a very special teacher at school, had passed away. Tony Ward had suffered a stroke whilst on a field trip on the 21st March and spent his remaining days in hospital, surrounded by family and friends. He appeared to rally, then falter, rally and then pneumonia set in.Continue reading “Flower of Scotland”