Tag Archives: growing up


The first step is the hardest, That’s what they always say, But the last step’s pretty tricky too, It sets you on your way. It sees you walk away from times When someone held your hand, And stumble on to … Continue reading

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Slade Gang

When I think back to my younger days, On Slade Road, Ilfracombe And recall all those times gone by, Only happy memories loom. It was a rather special place, Where I made lifelong friends, We now live many miles apart, … Continue reading

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Anchored by Love

I watched today As my children shared a moment of pure joy. A moment without Mum, or Dad, A moment just for them. They’re growing now, Both in stature and in personality. And so the transition begins. Once, Both girls … Continue reading

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Letting Go

As I hold your hand in mine, I see forward to a time, When I’ll have to let it go And send you on your way, and so I never take for granted these Sweet moments when we shoot the … Continue reading

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