Life begins at 60?
Since I retired I have become a writer, flower arranger,judge for Yorkshire in Bloom assisted in and presented on a local radio station, volunteer on an allotment for adults with disabilities and help to run a social enterprise with profits going to mental health charities etc etc
I live in West Yorkshire and spend much of the summer at the Yorkshire coast.
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we’ve made it so far.Things can only
get better as the days start to lengthen again.At the moment it’s pouring down and flood warnings are out for some
areas of Britain.I shall move on to
something less depressing.
advantage of going to parties with different sets of guests is that you can
wear the same outfit for all.
grandson shared a football party with his friend for their 7th birthday.The kids, dressed in football kit, were
organised into teams by a coach at the local gym.Everyone joined in and enjoyed pizza for
tea.A good time was had by all.
The Birthday Boys
Birthday tea at Grandma's
came the party with a twist; the online Writers’ Office Christmas Party hosted
by Sally Quilford on Facebook.All the
usual elements of the party were there, only virtually.It was attended by loads of people from all
over the globe and lasted all day.It
was a really good do and not a hangover in sight.This led to the spin off The Writers Office
set up by Val Bonney, which promises to be equally successful.
I attended a party at my gardening club and won a prize for the Quiz!
Linings Playbook at the cinema; well acted and a good story.
Just got news that the Yorkshire Film
Archive may be including a few seconds
of my 89 year old Uncle Jack's old cinefilms from the 60s, which will be used
in part of a documentary all about Blackpool in its heyday - to be aired at
8:00/8:30 p.m. on Boxing Day (next Wednesday) on BBC2
For those of you who are interested
in old footage on all subjects, but mainly social history, go on to the
Yorkshire film Archive website and you will not be disappointed.A good source site for writers.
Reading:The House on the Shore by Victoria Howard; a
good light read.
Written:A few pieces for local radio and a short
I would like to wish all my readers a happy holiday and a peaceful and succesful new year