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I am a model. At the moment I am Marshal Ney from the Airfix Napoleonic Wars gift set..




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Bursting Towards Tomorrow

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Two young ladies off to the ball or prom as they call it these days.
28th May 2014, 19:45   | tags:,,

Jane Doe says:

Great : )

Little H's is the night of her last exam, and the day before her trial day at 6th Form college...

29th May 2014, 12:30

Dhamaka says:

cool!
doesn't time fly...

30th May 2014, 00:10

Twiglet says:

Jane, I cannot fathom why the school held the prom before the exams. They held the Prom on a Thursday night then the leavers assembly the next morning with the warning anyone not in full uniform will be summarily executed. Why they think they should apply the uniform rule to a bunch of *leavers* is a mystery to me but I have learned never to question anything the teaching profession comes up with. A more defensive and paranoid bunch it is impossible to meet. My apologies to any teachers out there but my husband came out of teaching 2 years ago and not because of the pupils. DD is going in to their 6th form in September although she did consider other options. With us here in such a rural area it is a matter of not where you want to go but if you can get there!

Yes D doesn't time fly! But it's been a wonderful journey and we're still all together :)

30th May 2014, 08:52

How lovely and o my gosh how time really has flown. Then again I only have to look at ickleist 540 who is now 9!!!

30th May 2014, 15:30

MaggieD says:

Off to the Prom in a Brum! now that is style.
And a David Bowie quote as a header (I am unashamedly showing my age)
Had some time today to play a little with the image
(see my blog)

31st May 2014, 17:31

Twiglet says:

Thanks Lou, thanks MaggieD. We're all getting older even our children. The line bursting towards tomorrow comes from the extremely sentimental song Sand and Water which was written after the writers husband died young. The verse:

*All alone, I heal this heart of sorrow
All alone, I raise this child
Flesh and bone, he's just
Bursting towards tomorrow
And his laughter fills my world, and wears your smile...*

That line *flesh and bone he's just bursting towards tomorrow...* sums up teenagers so well and I've used it on photos of DD elsewhere.

Song here, a little too sentimental for my taste, but whatever gets you through the bad times...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-kvYYPYWFg

Oh, and I thought of you Maggie this week when that lovely young man Stephen Sutton died. I was reminded of Alex's youth and courage, it's been some years now hasn't it? I do hope his parents continue well x

31st May 2014, 21:17

Jane Doe says:

One of my favourite teachers sung Dylan's Forever Young at *my* leavers assembly, will def stay with me forever

1st Jun 2014, 16:54

MaggieD says:

Thank you for your kind thoughts. Jenny and family are all well, and like many others who knew Alex, they do feel a connection to Stephen and his family.

2nd Jun 2014, 18:47

Dhamaka says:

and yes, great to still be there/here..

2nd Jun 2014, 21:43

EJ says:

Another milestone reached, thanks for sharing

2nd Jul 2014, 21:13