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Remembering

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the untimely passing of our friend Mick the Barber. Yes, he has left us but no, his spirit is alive and well. He still causes a smile to crack the frown on many a … Continue reading

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Friendships not Forgotten!

Today I’ll keep it very brief. Today, in our local community is a day of both remembering the good times as well as the sadness of a friend’s untimely passing. Yes Mick… you are sadly missed. Not only by your … Continue reading

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Blessed and Privileged – Shared Joy!

Today I’m beginning a few posts about a set of events and their impact on our lives… an impact we will never forget! We are the lucky ones… the good lady and I, to be able to bring you this … Continue reading

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We Salute You Friend!

I won’t lie Mick… looking through the archive to celebrate your life again brought a lump to my throat… again brought tears to my eyes. Yes… we still find it difficult to deal with your sad passing. Yes… we mourn … Continue reading

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I’m Breaking the Rules!

The need for a haircut drove me to Kilcock last Saturday. I’d promised Susan that I’d be back for my next harvest job. It had been strange to visit the shop the first few times after Mick’s passing. Slowly but … Continue reading

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What’s in a Year?

You may well ask… what’s in a year? Yes… just how much of the happenings of the past year can you recall accurately? How much do you want to remember? Is it worth dwelling on the things that have passed … Continue reading

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Mick the Barber’s ‘Walls of Life’

Not long after Mick’s untimely and tragic passing the good lady and I were chatting about the sadness in the village. I mentioned that it seemed someone was clearing out the contents of his shop. Junior son overheard part of … Continue reading

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The Joys of Uni-Sex…

Almost a month ago now, on the morning of the wedding to be more exact… I had the pleasure of joining the good lady wife when she went for her formal hair do at the Vanity Room, the establishment of … Continue reading

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