Memories are made of this
Over the years I have made many pretty dresses for you and your Mummy. This stocking is made from pieces of fabric left over from those special dresses.
The pink brocade, gold braid and thread, is from your Mummy’s bridesmaids dresses when she married your Daddy. The cream silk is from your Mummy’s wedding dress. The white silk is from the special dress I made for you when you were a little baby, and the lace is from your Christening dress which your Mummy designed for your special Naming Day.
This stocking holds many dear memories for me and I hope Santa leaves lots of lovely presents in it for you whenever you hang it up on Christmas Eve.
All my love, Granny x
Happy New Year
Sometimes you don’t need technology or software to plan the navigation and structure of a website. In this case the inside of a Colgate pack sufficed.
Wychwood Youth Club
Many young people communicate by texting, so it was a logical conclusion to spell out the name in txt spk. Typography often throws up happy accidents and the fact that the initials WYC were also the first letters of Wychwood added to the idea. The double ‘o’ which is represented by a percentage sign was developed into an idea for the strapline – 100% Fun! Although text on hi-resolution smartphones is no longer represent by pixelated type, the idea of using a pixel font (specially designed) reinforced the idea. It wasn’t what they expected but they loved it!
My Dad thought he’d live till he was 100 but he didn’t quite make it! He was my role model and a man of whom I was always very proud, as he was of me. This year instead of spending money on printing Christmas Cards I will be emailing this card (see above) and the money I am saving will be donated to St Mary’s Hospice in Ulverston, Cumbria, where they treated my Dad wonderfully during his final two weeks.
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