Tag Archives: love

In Memory

Exactly one year ago today my mother-in-law died alone in a stark hospital room near our home, after fighting hard for three months against an unknown, unnamed enemy. Nobody could tell us exactly what disease she was suffering from, but … Continue reading

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One last goodbye…

“Can we say one last goodbye? Just the four of us, please.” The plea came from so deep within his heart that of course we would never have refused him this one small act of homage. He deserved this and … Continue reading

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Midweek Night Chill

This is similar to Saturday Night Fever but in the middle of the week and without the tight flared trousers. And thanks to this highly unexpected Chill I have found the definition of The Perfect Evening. The Perfect Evening means … Continue reading

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Happy Families

In the Younubogue Family can I have the daughter please? Oh, that’s me. And the sister? Me too. Wife? Mother? Aunt? Each card seems to bear a little picture of me. That must be because I play all these roles … Continue reading

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My Valentine

Here’s yet another silly poem, but hey, it’s Valentine’s Day!  I’ll stop soon I swear…   My Valentine, It’s been twenty-nine Times our love’s gone round the sun.   My Valentine, Glad that you’re still mine Like we’d only just … Continue reading

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To a House

Great ugly block of concrete bricks. Yer driveway strewn with leaves and sticks. That stupid trailer on the grass, Still taunting me each time I pass.   Two rows of logs outside the door, When they are gone we’ll stack … Continue reading

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We wish you a Merry Christmas!

Our mantlepiece could feature in a Pretty Homes magazine. It’s covered in beautiful, glittery Christmas cards with two chubby, smiling Santas watching over them and over us too as we sit around the fireplace warming our toes. I feel very … Continue reading

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I just called to say I love you…

I wonder if Stevie Wonder would have written this song if he had been born and bred in Glasgow, Scotland, rather than Saginaw, Michigan (thanks Google) in the U.S. of A. I once attended a conference on cultural differences where … Continue reading

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Love and marriage

They used to go together like a horse and carriage but maybe that pretty little rhyming metaphor should be updated a bit. How about going together like an electric car and the cable that you need to plug in to … Continue reading

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