THIS was the Summer when we……(‘Life’s a Journey’ series, week 32)

…..learned to ride our bicycle, without the aid of stabilisers, mummy’s hands, or a safety net

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…..waved to the Olympic torch

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…..discovered the joy of Hamleys toy shop

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…..lost our first two wobbly teeth (on the beach)

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…..found joy in the smallest things

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…..made laughter the memory of the season.


This has been our Summer, 2012.


And THESE were the Summers when we……..

……hit the rock pools, then hit them again (1971)

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……jumped every sand dune we could find (1970)

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……still had two Nans to cuddle after a long day (1974)

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……still played as brother and sister, willing the days not to end (1976)

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THOSE were the Summers from our own childhood.

What did you do this summer, or in summers past? Have you saved the memories you have made? Join in the Link Up below with your own blog post, or just share your stories in the comments. I will respond to every one (‘cos I loves ’em, see?!)

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Some of the other posts in this series:-

FIrst day of school memories family stories

Week 2 – Old School Portrait

family stories best friends

Week 4 – Bestest Friends

family stories teenage crush

Week 5 – Teenage Crushes

family stories grease movie

Week 6 – First Movie Memories

family stories cinderella

Week 9 – Favourite Childhood Books

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Week 19 – Becoming a Parent

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Week 25 – Old Boyfriends

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