Tag Archives: family

Gran’s Golden Wedding

For Mother’s Day – a poem from Mum’s ‘Old Poetry from OU Courses’ file: I was sixteen, the grans were 72. Now I’m 72 and the grans long gone but their party was something else. Aunts and Great Aunts, Uncles … Continue reading

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haiku challenge 29

Flybe to be here to find my lovely daughter to stay for a week, here with my family. Yesterday was a journey as was this challenge. The challenge journey has been joyful hard labour – a haiku a day. The … Continue reading

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Thank you for the music

One of my favourite songs is Abba’s Thank you for the Music.  The idea of a prayer of gratitude for what has been a valued thread throughout my life seems eminently sensible to me.  My earliest memories of family get-togethers, … Continue reading

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