As the Queen came to the throne the same year I was born (l952) and was crowned the same year as I was Christened (l953) it never occurred to me that I would have my biggest birthday so far – 70th – without her on the throne.
I do hope you are enjoying the summer and not finding the heat and the drought too trying. I have spent a lot of time inside with the curtains drawn with a fan directed onto me. It was such bliss when it became a bit cooler.
There is so much advertising and publicity around this day many people find they just don’t relate to what we used to call Mothering Sunday. Not everyone can treat their mother to a cream tea, an enormous bouquet of flowers,
Happy Valentine’s Day! I know for some this ‘Hallmark’ celebration often falls a bit flat. If you’re not in a relationship you assume everyone else in the world is happily coupled up with the person of their dreams.