24 October 2011

Pearls

On October 24th 1981, Shirley and I were married at St Martin's Church, Owston Ferry in Lincolnshire. Where those thirty years went I cannot say. That day was so very happy. A simple wedding in the countryside surrounded by our families and friends. Some of those dear people have left us but others have arrived - most notably our two wonderful children. Life goes on.

This evening we had a lovely meal in a new Thai restaurant on Ecclesall Road called "Patoo" but before our delicious platter of mixed starters arrived, I gave Shirley this necklace made from iridescent "black" pearls on our Pearl Anniversary. She wasn't expecting it but fortunately she was delighted with it and, though I say it myself, it suits her very well:-

10 comments:

  1. After my last post... (Resist...resist...)

    Congratulations. Here's to the next 30!

    We have managed paper, cloth and leather...

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  2. What a hopeless romantic you are! I suppose Shirley is a lucky girl....

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  3. Happy Anniversary ! Well done - 30 years. We stayers are becoming fewer and fewer these days. We are heading for 40 just after Christmas. I'm expecting a HUGE ruby!!! I'll send Tony to get some advice from you, you old romantic.

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  4. Congratulations to both of you and long may you continue to be happy together. :)

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  5. MR JONATHAN I wonder which merry wheeze you had up your sleeve this time? Mmmm! Have you and Denise really been hitched a full three years now? Wow! Mind you, a leather key fob has the attraction of being much cheaper than a string of pearls!
    RHYMES WITH Whaddya mean "suppose"? The girl hit the jackpot!
    HELEN A huge Ruby? You mean a plump Filipino housekeeper who will also massage Tony's aching back?
    JENNY Thank you.

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  6. Ooooh many congratulations Mr and Mrs Pudding. Is Shirley from Lincolnshire then?

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  7. STEVE OCCUPIED Yes she is so our children are of mixed race!

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  8. Happy anniversary, Pudding and Shirley!

    Warm wishes from the House of Glee

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  9. Happy 30th anniversary!

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