>Twenty five years ago

>I couldn’t let today go by without a spot of … nostalgia …

Twenty-five years ago today I married my first husband, Brian. We married at St Nicholas Church in Elmdon Park, Solihull. Lindsay and Andrea were bridesmaids in peach, Neil was best man in silvery grey, my sister was heavy withchild, our grandma was still with us. I wore a borrowed dress in white meringue … and Dad hired a vintage car.

We were young, we were playing house. He decided he wanted kids, I never had and never would. After 3 years we parted. I think he found happiness, I think he had kids, I think they’re still together.

It could’ve been my silver wedding anniversary today. That’s actually quite a scary thought.

No regrets.

Thanks to Nidge for the timely reminder on Live Aid day.

6 thoughts on “>Twenty five years ago

  1. Ordinary Man 20 July 2010 / 12:22 pm

    >Everyones happy, how it should be. I love that church, interesting history surrounding it and Elmdon Hall that once stood nearby. Went for a walk recently around the graveyard there (always fanscinates me) and found a couple of Battle of Britain figher pilots who gave their lives, their graves were really untidy so did my good deed for the day. White meringue…sorry all I've got in my mind is my favourite tea house in Truro with a big plate of it and a huge helping of clotted cream…sorry…I'm hungry

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  2. twiggypeasticks 20 July 2010 / 5:07 pm

    >It's good to remember the good times and have no regrets. I had to kiss a few frogs to find Mr Twigs :)Twiggy x

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  3. Diane 26 July 2010 / 10:30 am

    >Nidge: Yup, it's a great church. Many a long summer afternoon was spent exploring when we were kids.

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  4. Diane 26 July 2010 / 10:30 am

    >Toni: I don't really have that many memories, it was such a short time and so long ago.

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  5. Diane 26 July 2010 / 10:31 am

    >Twiggy: There are only so many frogs … :o)

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