Category Archives: Parents

Mum, Dad, I Missed You Both Today


Mum, Dad, I Missed You Both Today We were caring for you for more than twenty years, but what went on in those last few years? I feel as though we lost touch with the people you were. We were so … Continue reading

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Our Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary Miracle


    Our Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary Miracle Our golden wedding anniversary is tomorrow, 29th May 2015, and we are the ones who are most surprised we made it. No, not because we don’t get along, have huge rows, or hate each … Continue reading

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My ‘Tour Through Blogland’ Article


  As promised in my last post, and to fulfill the rules of the blog tour, here is my article. Middle Age Musings The years described as ‘middle age’ are arbitrary, but commonly believed to occur later now than one … Continue reading

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To Percy (PC), Love from Meg Abyte


Sorting through some of my papers, I came across a printed copy of an old email; it was to my youngest son, Brian, who’d left home to attend university. We used to address our emails as if it was our computers … Continue reading

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Anniversary Of The Day We Met 51 Years Ago


  On July 12th 1963 I met my lovely future husband. I am one of the luckiest women alive because he’s a wonderful man with all the attributes of my gentle, kind, hard-working, honest, passionate and compassionate father. This doesn’t … Continue reading

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Millie Rose Website


The Millie-Rose website is open

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Second Dabbed Paint On 300gm Wet Paper


    Remember that these dabbed paintings are only 1.5″ x 2.5″. Why not let your children paint the dabs on the wet paper and you can suggest an image from it.  You could even paint the finished picture if they … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s News Raises Concerns About Care Homes


My post yesterday–about the 89-year-old-man who went missing from his  care home to attend the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day-Landings–raises concerns about how some care homes give care. I must add that this particular care home in Hove, Sussex, (England) has denied reports that … Continue reading

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89 Year Old Man Missing


I just loved the news item today which told the story of an 89-year-old man whose Nursing Home managers told him he couldn’t go to Normandy to take part in the 70th Anniversary of the D Day Landings. He was … Continue reading

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I May Not Tell You I Love you


One of my older posts re-hashed I May Not Tell You I Love You I may not tell you I love you Perfect husband of many years, But you see the peaceful calm we have And also the lack of … Continue reading

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What Happens In A Recession?


A poem I wrote many years ago but only recently added the last verse.

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How Strange Life Is!


How strange life is! Mostly we live our lives in a humdrum sort of way, preparing meals and eating them, washing the dishes, going to school or work, etc., with only the occasional fantastic, “Whoopee” up days.  We leave school, … Continue reading

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True Love


An elderly couple married for 75 years had, throughout their long years together, always showed their love for each other in lots of little ways.  A poem hung on their lounge wall from George to “My Darling Wife, Elizabeth”. It was given to her to mark their 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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Do I Look Like a Mug?


I just checked my Garden Centre Bill from last week’s shopping trip and was amazed to see I’ve been over-charged again. This time one particular plant costing £22 was entered twice on my bill. Not only that, but some tulip bulbs … Continue reading

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How vigilant are you?


How vigilant are you?.

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Compliments and Put Downs


Yesterday, our 10-year-old granddaughter told her granddad he was ‘cool’. As his chest was swelling with pride she qualified her statement by saying, “yes cool, Constipated – Overweight – overrated – Loser”.

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