Alison has compiled a Photo Book for Violet and Clementine and many of the photos had not been seen for a while - if at all. Over the past few months Alison and I had met up with or made contact with, some of Kate's friends who also provided photographs and these are a good testament to the vagaries of 1980's fashion!!
Kate would have enjoyed the Afternoon Tea that Violet produced, the exotic lemon and raspberry sponge-cake that Alison baked and the champagne that was quaffed by everyone! Kate would have particularly approved of the latter as - poignantly – it was a bottle of Moet and Chandon champagne that she had given to me for my 50th birthday!
Happy Birthday Kate! We all love and miss you so much. xxx
A selection of old family, family and school photographs:
Anyway, with all the various NHS notifications and directives I managed to sign myself up for "antibody testing" which was quite a thing - just in case you haven't come across it. To be honest, I wasn't sure what was happening - but hey. A testing kit was sent in the post and basically, by wielding a pretty sever lancet on my ring finger, I had to produce a small phial of blood and send it off in a pre-organised, pre-paid box for analysis. Just 24 hours later I received the following information (below)- which was surprising: