The Mug, now deserving of a capital “M,” was given to BH by his godfather in Cairo as the war was drawing to a close. It is an object that is very far from commonplace…
I gave BH as one of his Christmas presents this year the Sponsorship of a Guide dog puppy called Buddy.
“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.”
My beloved Snail, my BH, my darling husband, died a week ago today; very suddenly, peacefully, and without pain.
“Oh, how joyfully, Oh! how thankfully, wakes the world on Christmas morn!”
Not only soldiers escaped the grip of Stalin thanks to General Anders. As many civilians as could make their way to the muster points were included in the exodus.
Don’t imagine that the onset of old age equals the onset of virtue. Anybody with any experience of the elderly will tell you that they can be just as nasty as they were when in their green youth.
What was the most useful present you received for your wedding? Not, I suspect one of the three silver toast racks.
Personally, “Stir Up Sunday” has passed me by. Probably because none of us much like Christmas Pudding – that’s the excuse I make when I can’t be bothered.
The countdown to Christmas has begun, with books for presents.