Brown/Blue Spotty

25 June 2014

May in Review Part I

I am aware that we are almost at the end of June ~ I just have a wee bit of catching up to do!
Last month started with a trip to Scotland in the LM car, primarily for the wedding of my niece Liz to her beau, Dale.  We even got a mention on the radio.

We arrived late afternoon on Thursday with the wedding set for 1pm on Friday.  Thursday evening was spent with my Sis2, her husband and his parents having a quiet meal in a local pub.  We saw the bride to be return from her evening out with her matron of honour and the other bridesmaids, we even saw the groom's party as they came for a nightcap before returning to the hotel they were staying in that night.
Breakfast was sizzling hot in more ways than one as the sun streamed through the dining room windows.  Other wedding guests were dotted around the room enjoying a leisurely start to the day.  We decided to take a walk into Pitlochry ~ having spent the day before in the car a stretch of the legs was the order of the day.  We had driven through the town a few years ago, the LM was not sure if he had ever stopped there and it was some 20+ years since I last visited.  Our walk took us up the main street where we met my Bro7 and his lovely wife ~ they live in Cardiff ~ and except for a brief visit from Rob when he was in the NE for work we hadn't seen them since 2011 ~ far too long!  We also encountered Bro2 & his wife talking a stroll.  Our walk took us down to the river and we had a look around the dam and fish lock.
Emergency requests from the father of the bride for blister plasters & lip gloss ~ I must add, not for him! ~ cut our walk short, however we did manage to pop into a small coffee house for a takeaway caffeine fix.
We had a fabulous day, we missed those who could not be with us ~ 2 of my brothers were unable to attend. 
Apologies for waffling on ~ I'll leave you with a few pictures:

Liz & her Grandpa (93 this year)
Just Liz, glowing

Walking up the aisle as husband & wife ~ note the just married looped onto the purple heart button on the back of the dress.  The purple button is the only one that doesn't fasten

My Sis2 Jan, her husband Dave with their daughter Liz & new son in law Dale

Mr & Mrs LM 

Sisters & best friends

Liz checking that Grandpa is ok
The girls from our family

The boys from our family ~ recreating a picture taken at my Sis2's wedding almost 26 years ago

During the evening ~ Liz still looking out for Grandpa

My very clever Sis2 made Liz's dress, the bridesmaids' dresses ~ she also made two tiers of the cake and decorated the whole cake ~ Liz made the top tier.
Fabulous day & fabulous memories.


Mouse said...

looks like you had a fabulous day .. gorgeous photos and love that dress .. and the last photo of grandpa is precious :) love mouse xxxx

cucki said...

Aww such sweet memories...
Sending you big hugs x

Julie said...

The bride looks stunning as do you all.....

Mary - Lecoeurceltique said...

Everyone looked lovely. Grandpa in particular, looks great for his age.