Category Archives: weddings

Chapel in the mountains and mist

Who doesn’t love a wedding?!!  A perfect spot for memorable nuptials in the mountains of the majestic Berg …   I took this photo through the closed glass doors :  chapel was ready for influx of wedding helpers the following day .. … Continue reading

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Sharon and Ronald’s wedding in the Midlands

Two weekends ago hubby and I were in the Midlands at the wedding of my niece, Sharon, to the love of her life, Ronald, held at a gorgeous boutique hotel, the Lords of the Manor. It was a beautiful wedding … Continue reading

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Granny Mouse Country House and Spa in the Midlands

Years ago I had read about Granny Mouse in a magazine and always longed to either pop in for a look-see, or to stay, even for a night.  When we were in the Midlands for Elaine’s wedding at Providence, we didn’t get a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 1997 – Jeanette and Lance’s wedding

Before Thursday comes to an end, let me go back to my TBT theme of my photos in the chronological order in which I began.  I am now at 1997, January to be exact.   A BIG year for us!!!  Our eldest … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday : 6 May 2000

15 years ago yesterday, on 6th May,  Carl and Nicole were married!!!   Carl has written a blog post:- He mentions in his post how nervous he was.   Carl used to get fever blisters in those days, when he was … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays : It’s our wedding anniversary !!

Today we celebrate 43 years of marriage, togetherness, love, happiness, support for each other, sharing the joys of parenthood to three amazing children and enjoying blissful grandparenthood to three of the most delightful and beautiful grandchildren !!!! Hubby and I are going out for … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays : Highlights of 1984

This was the year my younger brother, Ian, married the love of his life, best friend and soul mate, Kathy … and they chose our garden for their nuptials – even though it was a very young garden with small trees and plants and after … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursdays : It’s their first anniversary !

On Sunday the 12th of October will be Elaine and Bryan’s FIRST wedding anniversary!!!  A whole year ago we were in the throws of celebrating their wedding at Providence Country Weddings in Nottingham Road, Midlands, surrounded by friends and family.   … Continue reading

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Sligo, Co. Sligo : Travel Reminiscences

Last part .. 10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Hubby and I didn’t really have a sightseeing plan around Sligo, the plan being a night’s stopover before heading back to Dublin across country from west to east.   I would … Continue reading

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Bunratty Winery, Co. Clare : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 To complete our Bunratty Castle and Folk Park experience, hubby and I drove a little further down the road to the Bunratty Winery Irish mead … mead … and more mead … Continue reading

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