Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Twenty Fourteen

Goodbye 2014 - 

It's been a year with lots of ups and downs
I wish that I could look into 2015 with confidence -
but 2014 has taught us that there are no certainties, no promises,
only faith and family and living as well as we can.
New Year's Day visit to see Gill, Russell, Elizabeth and Joyce in Leicester
Peter Pan at the Octagon 
Megan's art on display at the Brindley
  London Day - with Jonathan, Karen and Katharine at Coram Fields - 
then Henry V with Jude Law
Al and I saw the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Musical in Manchester 
{nearly 25 years after we saw the film}
Day trip to Wales

Miranda at the Echo Arena
Orlando at the Royal Exchange

Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 at the RSC {Anthony Sher as Falstaffe}
Week in Wales 
Elbow at the Echo arena {soooo close to the front!}
Ben loved seeing the Chuckle Brothers at the Brindley 
Jonathan, Karen and Katharine stayed at Gma's
{Jonathan broke the news that he had oral cancer}
Gill, Russell and Joyce visited
Bellowhead at the Bridgewater Hall
I broke my elbow (radial head fracture) - it healed well and I have pretty much full function back - but it does tend to ache now
Gill developed ascites - the first of many hospital admissions
Weekend in Aberdeen to celebrate Laura and Wayne's wedding

Bank Holiday in Wales
Megs started her GCSE exams
Church Anniversary
Al's birthday - 47
McBusted at the Echo Arena
Jonathan's surgery

Megan sat more GCSEs 
Weekend in London - saw Jonathan (2 weeks post surgery), Karen and Katharine -
then Kevin Spacey in Darrow at the Old Vic
Megs left school
Scouts Chester Parade
Indoor Skydiving at Airkix

Ben's birthday - 13
Megan's birthday - 16
 Tour de France - Harrogate and York
Meg's Prom
Al and I celebrate 25 years together
London Day - Jonathan (2 weeks into radiotherapy), Karen and Katharine - 
then The Crucuble at the Old Vic with Ricahrd Armitage
Giants in Liverpool

20th Weding anniversary
London Day - Jonathan mid radiotherapy
Megs GCSE results {2A*s, 9 As, 1B}
Wales - photos and ice buckets

Megs starts Sixth Form and Ben moves into Year 9
London Day - Jonathan - 2 weeks post radiotherapy, Karen and Katharine then
Richard III with Martin Freeman
The Man Jesus at the Lowry with Somon Callow
Tour of Britain passes through Widnes
Southport Airshow
Ben awarded the Foundation Attitude to Learning prize at School

Hamlet at the Royal Exchange with Maxine Peake
Clannad at Liverpol Cathedral 
My Perfect Mind - Unity Theatre
Megs college trip to London
Day in Leicester to see Gill, Russell and Joyce
Last week in Wales

Fireworks at the river
Loves Labours Lost and Loves Labours Won (Much Ado About Nothing) at thr RSC
- called in to see Gill on the way home
Megan performs in Dracula the Musical 
War of the Worlds at Phones4U Arena

Chrsitmas Fair at FMC
Manchester markets
Rotary Father Christmas Float/Candlelight Carols/Carol Singing
My Birthday - 44
Jonathan, Karen and Katharine stayed at Gma's
Christmas Day with Gma, Gpa, Jonathan, Karen, Katharine and Uncle Chris
Shrek at  Palace in Manchester
Visiting Gill in Loros, Leiceister
The Little Shop of Horrors - Royal Exchange Manchester



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