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Me and Dee – An Emotional Response

Something I read today took me on a journey to my past. A journey that made me stop, smile and shed a few tears. A journey that really helped to put things in perspective. It’s the tradition in Lions for the District Governor’s Partner to organise a project for the year. I was reading today […]

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Santa’s Magic Rubs Off

As a small child, I found the magic of Christmas palpable. I’d imagine what it would be like to visit Santa’s home and watch the elves making the toys. I’d try extra hard to be really good in the hope that I’d get something really nice at Christmas and my sister and I would sit […]

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Eric has a family grave in the closed graveyard by St Mary & St Margaret Church in Castle Bromwich. The first time he and his Aunt took me to see it we spent ages searching for it without any success. The graveyard was so badly over grown and covered in brambles that it was virtually […]

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Scrapbooking – My Life as a Lion

Scrapbooking and gardening are two of my favourite passtimes, so how nice to be able to combine them with being a Lion. Both activities help me to work things out or sometimes to stop the process of trying to work things out and to relax. If I can also combine that with helping someone else, […]

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Remembrance Sunday

My earliest memories of Remembrance Sunday in Castle Bromwich are of standing at the window with Ashleigh as a baby watching the march past our house and listening to the marching band. These days, the march to the church no longer takes place and I wander down to the Green to listen and watch. For […]

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