Happy Birthday Mum

I’ve left the lodger in charge of the cat and joined my parents in a little hotel in Derbyshire to celebrate Mum’s 90th birthday. This is the 90th birthday party that started off as a cruise. The cruise, which should have happened back in August, was cancelled back in March for obvious coronavirus-related reasons. It…

Big Birthday

We had Big Plans. First, there was the cruise. Mum’s idea – Mum and Dad enjoy cruising. It’s not something I’ve ever done, although I’ve spent plenty of time on ships. Both Mum and I will be having Big Birthdays this year – she will turn 90 in October, I’ll be 60 in November. Mum’s…

HOW old??

A little late with this today. It’s Mum’s birthday, so a-visiting I did go, and I’ve only just got back home. My parents are getting old. At the risk of stating the obvious, with every year that passes they’re another year older. They still travel, they still have a car, they still have opinions. They…