( Not that sort)….no gold, but pieces of paper, letters, cards, memories stored by my mum over 50 years in her desk. Her desk epitomized my mother. It was her work station for any correspondence. Those 150 Christmas cards she sent ever year would be written here. Any birthday cards, and with a family reaching over … More Treasures found in my mothers desk
It’s been a funny fortnight. But I’m sat here at my computer saying hello once more. I can basically sum up the last few weeks with these words bras zimmers antibiotics Cary Grant NHS So let me start with the subject ‘bras’. I knew I needed some replacements- but to go & get fitted and … More And so, I say hello again
My mums funeral…….. So I ticked of a list of things in my head as the 24 hours were getting closer slept well ( sort of) √ ( can’t find a tick symbol- so a square root will suffice) got up early enough (woken by phone) √ Managed to fit in breakfast & a … More Respectfully- exhausted & relieved
Just finished my cuppa- and reminded my mum always used to joke when I was with her. She seemed to think milk was some sort of poison, & say ‘not much milk for me- only a drop’. In fact shed prefer it black than too much milk. Anyhow I am the opposite I hate strong … More Baby tea
‘She’s a strong lady your mother’ said a carer to me last week ‘a fighting spirit’. But we all knew the conclusion and this time perhaps I didn’t want her to be strong, but relax- give way – which thankfully last Tuesday 12th Sept, she managed to do. So yet another funeral to organise- what … More And so what had to follow…..
Weeks are passing- but they appear to be going in slow motion. Time, thinking processes revolving around my mum. How she is , how much food or water being consumed. how much pain killers, is she comfortable, alert, asleep. Last week ( as seems to be the norm at the moment ) we made two … More Precious time
It’s been a while since I wrote anything for my blog. Events at the moment keep taking a turn for the worse- so my mind is more than frazzled. I can’t think, but manage to eat & drink– the chocolate biscuits keep disappearing, never mind the odd bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. On the positive side … More Staring at this computer screen gives me no inspiration
I wanted to mention what a great time we had on Josh’s birthday. Super photos via Harvey that have taken me over a week to fathom how to use Dropbox again!!! Even now not sure how I managed. He helps me, in the same way I help Grandma Shirley. He’s up to speed in the … More Before I forget
Can anyone help let me know what this is? it is 12 x 2 inches approx. My grandpa Redfearn may have made it, but all a mystery. Sun shining now- at last.
I thought the weather forecast said rain today- but not hail- in August? I can hardly see the hills, towards Ruthin- raining like stair rods. Josh is staying here at home for a few days- as it’s his birthday tomorrow. Twenty eight. He is pretty excited the anticipation of my present buying skills – I … More Hailing