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These Are The Hands

16th June 2017

Yesterday was our wedding anniversary.  If you’ve been following along you may know that Neil wasn’t actually home for it, but he’s back today.  And the house is happy again.

Now.  I’m quite fond of complaining saying my husband is decidedly unromantic.

Today, this happened.


‘Mumma, what are you doing?’

‘I’m calling your father.  And if he hasn’t left yet, you’re gonna learn some new words.’

And then this happened.

‘Please tell me you’ve left?’

‘Shall I tell you where I am?’

‘Are you driving?  Because I miss your face, and…’

‘And, I can see the house from here.’

You’re here?!  You are SUCH a bastard.  A wonderful bastard.’

And five minutes later there was an actual group hug in my kitchen.

And I totally take back the whole unromantic thing.  Or something.

More good things from this week…

Fave anniversary gift/bookmail:



Favourite sappy/albeit appropriate country song:


Fave FB memory:


Fave Isla photo:


It’s been a good four years/nearly eight, really.

Here’s to the rest!


(Post inspired by life and love and My Urban Family.)















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  • Reply josypheen 16th June 2017 at 8:47 pm

    Happy anniversary! Here’s to many more happy years together *chin chin*

    • Reply Lorna 16th June 2017 at 8:52 pm

      You guys, too! xox

  • Reply The Indecisive Eejit 16th June 2017 at 10:21 pm

    Happiest of anniversaries to you both! Here’s to many more 🙂

    • Reply Lorna 17th June 2017 at 9:33 am

      Thanks Juls! Happy belated birthday! xox

  • Reply LaurenEph 17th June 2017 at 9:53 am

    Aww this is a really sweet and funny story! Congratulations, enjoy celebrating ?

  • Reply Ritu 17th June 2017 at 9:59 am

    Awww!!! See… they can be romantic sometimes! Happy anniversary!!!

    • Reply Lorna 17th June 2017 at 10:11 am

      I also appreciate that he is practical where I am well, not! Thank you! x

      • Reply Ritu 17th June 2017 at 10:12 am

        Lol! Gotta love em! <3

  • Reply Lucy Mitchell 17th June 2017 at 10:15 am

    Yay – happy anniversary!! Lovely pics

    • Reply Lorna 17th June 2017 at 10:21 am

      Thanks, Lucy. More time to write now, too! x

  • Reply Claire Wong 17th June 2017 at 10:44 am

    Happy anniversary! And I think an Eddie Izzard book makes an excellent gift!

    • Reply Lorna 17th June 2017 at 11:15 am

      Thank you! One of the best!

  • Reply emfletche 17th June 2017 at 11:51 am

    Awww, happy anniversary guys!! x

  • Reply Gloria 17th June 2017 at 12:11 pm

    Aw …. he must be getting lessons! Or the romantic side of him has come out if his shell! Happy anniversary!

  • Reply You Can Always Start Now 17th June 2017 at 12:26 pm

    Happy Anniversary. Did you hear the “new” word repeated back to you yet from your little person?

  • Reply thebeasley 17th June 2017 at 12:27 pm

    Ah lovely! As someone who has a husband that works away a lot- I can totally relate to this and the joy when they get home earlier than expected. Happy Anniversary!

  • Reply anhistorianabouttown 17th June 2017 at 1:48 pm

    Happy fourth anniversary!! I hope you have a wonderful time!

  • Reply SickChristine 17th June 2017 at 2:38 pm

    Aw. Happy anniversary! I love Eddie Izzard!

  • Reply Delight Times 17th June 2017 at 3:27 pm

    It’s a Lovely Story!!

  • Reply Pam Avoledo 17th June 2017 at 4:42 pm

    Aww…Happy anniversary!

  • Reply Lisa Orchard (@lisaorchard1) 17th June 2017 at 4:44 pm

    What a sweet story! Happy Anniversary! I hope you’re celebrating it!

  • Reply thoughtsfromjasmine 17th June 2017 at 6:59 pm

    This is so cute! Hope you’re having a good Anniversary!
    Jas xx

  • Reply fattymccupcakes 17th June 2017 at 6:59 pm

    Happy Anniversary!

  • Reply Julie 17th June 2017 at 7:14 pm

    Many happy returns.

  • Reply Strength and Sunshine 17th June 2017 at 8:52 pm

    Happy Anniversary!

  • Reply suzie81speaks 18th June 2017 at 1:51 am

    Aww! That’s so sweet! Congrats!

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