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Close up of some of my birthday flowers.

kate123

By kate123

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I received a lovely bunch of deep pink roses and an autumnal bouquet of mixed flowers for my birthday on Friday.
Despite lockdown 2, I still enjoyed a lovely day with lots of beautiful cards and gifts, many messages and phone calls.
Like many others, celebrations have been deferred until whenever possible.

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Belated birthday wishes for Friday . . . that was my son's 40th!! Your flowers look beautiful in their Autumnal shades . . . :o)

29 Nov, 2020

 

Thanks kindly Shirley! It was my 50th! Gosh, I do hope your son managed to have a nice birthday too! Especially as it was another special one!!!!! 🥂

29 Nov, 2020

 

Congratulations Kate on your 50th! Yes, he and Faye (d-in-law) took little one to school and then got a take-out bacon butty with a coffee and strolled along Worthing seafront! Most family and friends gave him gift vouchers which, he told me later, were great as it was 'Black Friday' and the reductions were amazing.

Just a shame he couldn't go out to celebrate.

29 Nov, 2020

 

Thanks again, Shirley! Sounds like he enjoyed his birthday too, no matter what! He’ll relish looking at the bargains to be had as it was Black Friday!
OH and I had take away fish n chips and a bottle of nice wine! No much else to do really! However, it was thoroughly enjoyed! Most of the morning was taken up with phone calls and messages. Last year, we’d planned a weekend at the Lakes, but, as the virus has been with us for the most of the year, I’d gotten used to the idea ages ago of having a quiet birthday.

29 Nov, 2020

 

Your flowers are beautiful, you must have been very pleased to receive them.

Glad you had a very happy birthday and made the most of what was available!!!

29 Nov, 2020

 

Happy belated Birthday Kate.Glad you were still able to celebrate in your own way,and your flowers are beautiful.. It was the same for me in October,which was also a special one,but a bit more relaxed re the Tier system then..We had fish and chips too,but were able to book a table at our favourite one,so we had tea and bread and butter with ours..! lol. Gosh,we know how to live it up,don't we ? ha ha.. x

29 Nov, 2020

 

Happy birthday Kate...my eldest son was 50 too,the same day!I will never forget your birthdays, will I!!! Your flowers are beautiful. X

29 Nov, 2020

 

Happy belated birthday, Kate. Glad you had an enjoyable one. Who'd have thought fish and chips wold become SO exciting?! Still, if they're good ones they rank up there with the best of meals!
Your flowers are very cheering and colourful. Lucky you!

29 Nov, 2020

 

Glad you managed to have a good special half century celebration Kate, and the flowers are beautiful - no more than you deserve after all the kindness you show to other people. It was a good idea to photo the individual flowers instead of just the bunch - something lovely to remind you later!

29 Nov, 2020

 

Thank you Chris, I was very pleased with my flowers, they are so very nice to receive aren’t they! They make us happy! It was a very nice day indeed! ☺️
Thank you Bloomer, very kind of you! Aw another big birthday for one of us! I’m pleased you managed to get out and have good old fish n chips too! Can’t beat them! Yes, have to agree, we certainly know how to party!!! 😁
Julia!!! What a small world! Yes, you will certainly remember that date! I hope your son had a smashing day despite the lockdown!!!! We’re all making the most of it all aren’t we! Thank you for liking my flowers!
Thanks for your best wishes, Ange! Yes, I do agree, fish n chips seem to rank high up there this year! The place we go to is a fab ‘chippy’.. Mum and Dad tend to have a take away with us when they’re here.
Thank you kindly, Sue. A lovely message, much appreciated too! I thought taking individual pics was a little change from the norm..nice close ups.
Thanks again to everyone, you’re all a smashing bunch xxx

29 Nov, 2020

 

Happy belated birthday wishes Kate! One to remember fondly, and for all sorts of reasons you will look back on your special day and smile 🙂🙂.

29 Nov, 2020

 

Thank you Sheila, lovely message! I will definitely remember it, despite the strange year, I can only say, I’m well and healthy and I had a really nice day all in! 😊🥂

29 Nov, 2020

 

Many happy returns on your birthday Kate, although it's late. You had some lovely flowers and I'm glad you had a nice day in spite of the lockdown :)

29 Nov, 2020

 

And a happy belated birthday from me, the flowers are lovely, fifty eh where does the time go, hopefully next year you can celebrate it with all your friends and family once this Covid passes.

29 Nov, 2020

 

Happy belated 50th birthday wishes from me as well Kate....and many more,
Glad to hear that you had a wonderful day.

30 Nov, 2020

 

wow you certainly don't look it. A very happy belated birthday from me too.

your flowers are gorgeous. I intend to get myself some when lockdown finishes. though I am now out of isolation I could go and do a food shop and pick some up.

30 Nov, 2020

 

Belated happy birthday with some lovely flowers
Because this is a garden site, will you be attempting to use the roses as hardwood cuttings?

Such lovely roses it would be a crime not to try and continue the memory

30 Nov, 2020

 

Happy belated Birthday Kate! Gorgeous flowers Kate especially the roses!

30 Nov, 2020

 

Thank you for your kind wishes, Hywel. Yes, I certainly didn’t let lockdown ‘get me down’ ☺️

30 Nov, 2020

 

Thanks Julien, yes, I don’t feel 50, well sometimes after driving all day and working all day, like everyone else. 😊
I forget when I look in the mirror I’m not 25 anymore!!!😁 Roll on to when the virus passes and we get some normality ..couldn’t come quick enough!

30 Nov, 2020

 

Thanks Klahanie, very kind! I’m grateful to have had a lovely day despite the way the world is at the moment.

30 Nov, 2020

 

Eileen - many thanks! I appreciate the comment!!!😉
Pleased you like the flowers..the fragrances are lovely!
I hope you’re feeling better now? You’ll be looking forward to just getting out and about as much as ‘we are allowed’. Yes, when we are out in the supermarket, some shops have the prettiest flowers on sale! Go get some!!!!

30 Nov, 2020

 

Grandad gardener, thank you for your kind wishes, plus - that’s a fantastic idea! I think it would be a crime not to try! I’ll give it a go, wish me luck!

30 Nov, 2020

 

Thank you kindly, Rose..yes, the roses are so beautiful. Especially the deep pink ones, the scent is gorgeous 🌹

30 Nov, 2020

 

Happy Belated Birthday Kate. I'm so glad you enjoyed your special day despite the restrictions. From what I've read above, you are very much loved. That's what really matters and nobody can touch it - not even Donald Trump. :O. Spring will be here before you know it and by then all this covid jazz will be forgotten. Be safe, stay well.

Paul XX

1 Dec, 2020

 

Happy belated birthday Kate, hope that you had a wonderful day, your flowers look lovely

2 Dec, 2020

 

Thank you Paul, what a lovely message, very, very kind.
Yes, fingers crossed -we are being vaccinated this month. A text will be ant and we will report for our covid vaccine!!! It’s voluntary. Hopefully, normality is on its way!!!! Xxx

3 Dec, 2020

 

Thank you Davey! I really did have a lovely day despite the strange times we are in. Thanks again, very kind.

3 Dec, 2020

 

So sorry I missed it Kate, a lovely belated Happy Birthday!
You have some beautiful flowers there, yes let's write this year off if possible and start afresh in 2021..:))

4 Dec, 2020

 

So sorry Kate, I'm late as well, "Belated Birthday Greetings" pleased you enjoyed your special day despite not being able to celebrate in the usual way, here's hoping you can have a late celebration next year instead, xx..The photo's are lovely, I bet the bouquets were gorgeous....xx
I would also be trying those stems as cuttings..

4 Dec, 2020

 

Thank Janey and Sue! I appreciate your lovely birthday wishes. The flowers have been really beautiful! I have tried to take some stem cuttings from the roses...I’m keeping my fingers crossed. It’s the first time I’ve done this!
Hopefully, like everyone else, I can reschedule my birthday celebration to next year!!! Hoping 2021 can be a new start for us all x

5 Dec, 2020

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