Monday, 10 August 2015
First of all, my apologies for not having blogged for over a week. No excuses, except that I have been thoroughly busy during that time. However, I have found time to take the odd photie, so here are one or two of them. I know I've often shown the more usual views of our ancient Guildhall, whose origins are lost in the mists of iniquity, but here is a view taken of the back of the guildhall, with its cobbled courtyard/carpark.
Since the Luncheon Club was started, to give the 'old dears' of our town, a very reasonably priced monthly lunch, Ann has worked hard for it, and indeed, run it for the last few years. However, last March, having achieved her harumpety-fifth birthday, Ann decided to retire. The committee, having decided that we must both now have achieved the status of 'old dears', invited us to attend the future lunches as deserving participants, which we have done since then. I took the above photo last Friday; It shows, on the right our friend Hilary, who has just had surgery on her right eye, and is feeling it a bit. On her right is Gwen, who at ninety nine, is till enjoying- and is full of - life.
Last Friday friends John and Milly had supper with us, and gave Ann the above pot plant. It is very pretty, but I'm afraid I've forgotten its name. I'm sure one (or more) of you will know, and remind me.
Must stop and do some work now. Last Wednesday, at Long Melford, I purchased a Black Forest wall clock, which I've repaired, and it's now keeping decent time. At the moment I'm in the middle of a French flintlock pistol - it's now in good working order, but still needs a little cosmetic work and a good clean.
Will try and be more conscientous(not sure of the spelling of that last word) - so will call it better behaved blog-wise.
Regards to all, Mike.