Believe it or not, summer’s nearly over! The kids are heading back to school and summer reunions are winding down. If you had a family reunion this summer, you’re probably thinking your work is done. 243 more words
I turned twelve years old this weekend. It was completely unexpected. Not the least because my birthday is not until December, and I’ll be fifty this year. 1,248 more words
Over 100 Sidcotians descended on Sidcot, re-living their school days, making new friends and creating new memories at this year’s Easter Reunion. Staying in their old boarding houses, former students and their families were kept busy for the whole of the holiday with art and craft activities, sports, games and swim sessions, live music, entertainment and of course The Presidents Tea. 32 more words
Jill Hicks and a band of valiant helpers awaited the arrival of the BYM party led by Kurt Strauss, a Sidcot Old Scholar, from Bath. The previous day had been a nail biting day of rain and pool closure due to an infection – yet we had promised walks and swims and a relaxing time in Sidcot’s lovely gardens, so would our plans be scuppered? 189 more words
We all have them, or at least a lot of us do; extended families consisting of grandparents, aunts and uncles, and cousins.
I was fortunate enough to grow up with my Mom’s side of the family (4 sisters, all married with kids) all being in town, and most within 30 minutes of each other. 735 more words