Posted by: Admin | December 15, 2010

Grandmother of my Heart

Playing up to the camera

My mother died when I was 6 days old and I was taken in by my paternal grandmother. I lived with her until I was four and a half, when my father remarried. My mother’s mother, above, took the bus from Stansted to Knebworth every week to visit me. My Grandmothers were both a source of such tremendous love and approval and their influence helped make me who I am.

I didn’t see much of either of them from the age of 5-17, but as soon as I could drive I was a regular visitor. Sadly, my paternal grandmother died when I was 20. My relationship with Nan, however, was able to flourish until she died, on 20th December, aged 94. Today would have been her birthday.

One day I will write her a letter. For now, I just want to say: Happy Birthday, Nan. I miss you.

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Responses

  1. Im sure she would be very proud of evrything you have achieved today xxxx

  2. Happy Birthday Nan. xx

  3. The whole world misses Nan T, she was a legend.


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