Friday, 30 November 2012

Another year older

Forty six. It's not so bad if you say it quickly and just keep walking. Or wash it down with a glass of wine.

It was a bad day, part of a bad week which has included food poisoning, a journey through floods, getting a house located 200 miles away ready for tenants to move in today, but by far the worst of all, on my birthday, the loss of a wonderful lady to cancer.

People have been so kind. I received lots of lovely birthday messages and last night I received a bouquet of beautiful flowers from the people most directly affected by the bereavement. That set me off again.

But I don't want this to be a really miserable post, so here is a video currently doing the rounds on facebook. This is a message of hope and inspiration and you cannot help but be moved by the beatific smile on the man's face towards the end of this film. It's as though the weight of the world has been taken off his shoulders.


Vix said...

Happy Birthday. Sorry about the food poisoning.
We have even more in common, I'm 46 next week, Almost twins. xxx

freckleface said...

Ooh, thank you Vix. How wonderful to have such a lovely glamorous twinny! xxx

Serena said...

Happy Birthday you!!!
I really hope things pick up. Where there's a trough, a peak will follow.
Big hugs to you

freckleface said...

Thank you dear Serena :) Without a doubt, and of course we all have these ups and downs. I must email you soon. We need a catch up! xx

olivia said...

Well done for getting through that week that was. Girls night out sounded fun xx

freckleface said...

Thanks Livvy. . We had a lovely time, we chatted, ate loads of food, took the mickey out of one another, then played cards. I won!! :) Carriages at midnight. xx

olivia said...

Better get that winning streak out of your system prior to our Christmas get together! :)) xx

freckleface said...

Er, no!!! I don't think so. Just getting warmed up. :)) xxx