Tag Archives: wedding

Poetry Readathon #robbiecheadle

Robbie Cheadle kindly invited me to be part of her Poetry Readathon. In it I share two poems I wrote early in my poetry writing career one of which I updated and read at my daughter’s wedding this August. Please … Continue reading

Posted in families, family, marriage, miscellany, poems, poetry | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Four Days Before The Nuptials #humour

Another piece of fiction … of course Florist rings while First of Her Name is shopping with the Mother of the Groom for suitable shoes. Apparently lilies are ‘hors de combat’ whatever that means in terms of foliage and would … Continue reading

Posted in humour, weddings | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Six days before the nuptials.

This is entirely fictional… of course Return from walking the dog to accusations of not pulling my weight. Suggest that First of Her Name might like to walk dog who has for the last hour been constantly pulling my weight … Continue reading

Posted in #bloggersbash, short story, weddings | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Seven Days Before The Nuptials; Memories of a First Time Father of the Bride To Be

My daughter married the most delightful man over the Bank Holiday weekend in August. We had the most splendid time. The following is nothing like what happened. Really… We had a registry office ceremony the day before the Big Event … Continue reading

Posted in family, humour | Tagged , | 18 Comments

Shoes Have No Soul

I bought new shoes for the forthcoming nuptials. Brown lace ups from Sons of London, an online emporia of gentlemen’s shoddery. This was under instruction from the happy couple to ensure I am fully compliant with the tonal requirements of … Continue reading

Posted in humour, memories, miscellany, thought piece, weddings | Tagged , , | 52 Comments

Perfectly Adequate

Someone asked me what I was good at at school and I had to think. I did okay at school, had my moments in both history and maths but I never succeeded so well as to be top of the … Continue reading

Posted in humour, marriage, miscellany, thought piece | Tagged , , , , | 36 Comments

The Secret Diary Of A First Time F.O.F.; part nineteen

This is entirely fiction. Completely. Utterly. Except for any true bits August 29th; 9.17am. First Born calls. ‘I’ve had a really cool idea.’ 9.20am. Call back as promised now I have (a) sat down and (b) poured a tincture of … Continue reading

Posted in fiction, humour | Tagged , , , | 24 Comments