3 June 1996 Dear S, Jack and Brady, Thanks ever so much for the 3 lovely photos of Brady, they are so beautiful I especially like the one of her pushing her toy cart, she really means business what a determined look she has on her face. Did your new niece or nephew arrive? Have been thinking about them and hope that all went well this … Continue reading Not sure I know what a tamarillo is.
27 June 1995 Dear S, Jack and Brady, We received the two sheets of photos yesterday, thanks ever so much. Dear little Brady is beautiful and like all new babies not so keen on her bath I see. She is a lovely plump little girl. I see her very much like you Jack but also see you too S, but a real little girl. Some … Continue reading Did you name our great granddaughter after a dog?
J’s Diary Entry Saturday, 29 April, 1995 Fended off Leah’s entreaties to help her shift this morning. Felt glad I didn’t cave in. Walked down to video shop with Aidan and stopped in a sad, neglected little comic shop on the way. Rented a crap movie at my insistence and had a “b” to help me sit through it. God awful film, “Deep Red”. Ate too … Continue reading My young life is so dull that I find two random daffodils exciting.
4 Nov 1994 Dear S, Jack and ? So very pleased to get your phone call with the beaut news and do hope you are keeping well S. Will you be able to keep your job now that you are pregnant? When I was young, married women didn’t really work and those that did always stopped when they got pregnant. What is the said thing … Continue reading In my day pregnant women didn’t work and sewing machines weren’t electric.
6 Sept 1994 Dear S and Jack Well I do hope you have a lovely birthday S, I hope the card I sent you got there in time. Our last letters crossed in the post, so pleased you and your Mum had such a beaut time in France and yes S I’d love to see your Mum and J, we do miss you all. We … Continue reading Damn those pesky, pesky parrots.