Today I wanted to post a very special post to my mum and dad. Yesterday was their anniversary. Sixty three years ago they made their vows, promising to love and cherish each other. As they danced that evening as husband and wife, their chosen song was ‘I’m walking behind you,’ by Eddie Fisher. Sadly for … More I know he is walking behind.
So I promised I’d share one of the stories (very short stories) from my memoir course. I have an idea that in time I’ll write a series of short stories covering the many different events in my life to date and put them all together into one book. Some will be challenging, others funny but … More As promised…
Today is my Dads birthday. Unfortunately I wont be meeting up with him, handing over a present he probably didn’t want and blowing out the candles on his cake, because Dad died of Motor Neuron Disease almost 30 years ago. I’ve written many posts about him here over the years but today I’d like to … More Happy Birthday Dad.
Some of my earliest memories are of you, my first true love. The times we spent together when I was a child, you building something or other, me sanding blocks of wood for no purpose but to be with you. That time you rescued me from a race I wasn’t ready for. Waking up for … More A brief message to my first true love.
Today I stopped time, and paused it for a moment, as I watched my youngest child walk up the aisle, with the eldest of our clan. My Mum. It was her confirmation, and regardless of my beliefs, my daughters special day. As she neared the altar, my mum placed a hand on her right shoulder, … More One moment in time.
My father died nearly thirty years ago from Motor Neurone Disease. We were all robbed of our future with him. He was a wonderful father, a gentle soul and my Moms best friend. Today I remember my Dad as I write an imagined letter to a loved one, written within the mind of someone unable … More If he could have written you…..