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Well, Im not bad at it lol
Good to see you are ok Verdun.
I love this thread. I live on my own and you cannot imagine how important it is to make new friends and chat. I don't have children but I am a great uncle... They can call me "Gruncle" if they like and I hope I can impart a blend of mischief and wisdom. Gardening is my main pastime and I relive the good times with my late wife. She still stands at my shoulder helping me decide what to do next. She's still here holding hands, until I go too.
Aww wonderboy, Im sorry for your loss and am glad you still feel her around you
Gruncle is a fine title
Its uncles and aunties that keep secrets with their nieces and nephews...or so Im told by mine
MMP I agree about going out with friends and degenerating into.........
Someone said something earlier about there being a lot of good on here - I wish we had a ((hug)) smiley
I too have met some lovely people on here. Some that I feel are becoming quite friendly with me. Its nice to see that a common element such as earth can fetch so many people from different walks of life together. Always look to the positive.
WW- it's nice to hear you speak openly. A lot of people have done that here and it's good to feel you can do so without being criticised. You obviously had a lovely, treasured marriage.
This is when the internet can be good.
Thank you everyone for your kind responses. I knew i wasn't taking any risks in sharing stuff with you and I was right. It's too easy to bottle it up and it helps a lot to share thoughts.
My wife and I created the garden from scratch together and it has an importance to me that nothing else can match. I try to have flowers from the garden on her grave every day of the year. So far I have just about managed this. I have daffodils for cutting in the vegetable garden at the moment, and I will plant my runner beans over them a bit later as they die down. Practical as always, and a bit soft- centered too...
There is nothing wrong with that Wonderboy. I think its lovely. Your wife must be very very missed and not just by you my friend. Its lovely to have you in the forum as i am sure the rest will agree.
As long as its not coffee Pennine lol
I dont like them lol
Coffee's good. I don't like that pink stuff that's supposed to be strawberry. Or those caramel take your filling out centres
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As long as its not coffee Pennine lol I dont like them lol
Me also-used to leave those for the girls when they were little. They soon cottoned on though!
WW-how lucky your wife was to have someone as special as you obviously are
Oh Im a fudge girl. Love them. Its always a fight to get to them before my OH
Not keen on soft centred chocolates, soft centred people I do love
WW - What a wonderful source of consolation your garden must be, no wonder you feel close to your wife when you're out there. When we lost my FIL, the vicar said it's like they're in another room, just one we can't enter - yet. Do believe that someone comes to collect you when it's your time to go.
Sam - where did you get that wonderful fairy on your avatar? Would love one of those, to go with my little gargoyle I move round the garden. Get yourself a sugar thermometer, and have a go at making fudge - if you've not a recipe, I can PM you a pretty foolproof recipe for chocolate fudge (must be foolproof - I can do it). Strangely enough, whenever I make it, it's a scramble to eat some before my Husband gets home from work, when it comes to fudge, I swear he's got a flip-top head