A Time of Sadness and Looking Back

12 Feb


Neil’s father passed away recently. We returned to be with the rest of the family in saying goodbye to this charismatic and much-loved man. His funeral was a fond remembrance and his wake a celebration of his life. I think he would have approved.

With his passing came the sad chore of emptying his home. Along with dividing up the photographs and memorabilia among the many children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren was also the sorting out of so many personal possessions. Deciding what to do with these was particularly hard and time consuming, a duty that fell mostly on Neil.

So forgive the long gaps between blogs at the moment. Normal service will resume as soon as possible. Then you’ll know it! 


6 Responses to “A Time of Sadness and Looking Back”

  1. Liz February 14, 2014 at 5:09 pm #

    Special thoughts at this sad time Neil. Liz x

    • lamputts February 14, 2014 at 7:20 pm #

      Thanks, Liz. Really appreciate it. Neil x

  2. Christine February 17, 2014 at 2:05 pm #

    Neil and Cathy,

    So sorry to read this sad news. Our condolences and love,

    Vic and Christine

    • lamputts February 17, 2014 at 3:35 pm #

      Thanks Vic and Christine. Nearly sorted now and will head back to Spain. X

  3. Tony prior February 18, 2014 at 3:28 pm #

    Still following your ‘Blog’ my friend……… Sorry to hear of your loss Neil.
    Best wishes to you Cathy and family…
    Tony P…

    • lamputts February 18, 2014 at 6:43 pm #

      Thanks, Tony. Much appreciated. Neil and Cathy x

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