• All members must be aware of our current Family History UK Community Rules

    Please read the following:

    Read the current rules of the forum

    Thank you

    If you are a business -please contact us to advertise or be a sponsor on our FHUK Community Genealogy forums

Bizarre Birthday Presents

#1
Having just left the Forces, I made the journey in August 1972 from London to the North West to visit my maternal grandmother who was celebrating her 80th Birthday - she was living in a residential home.
I took with me a rather large bouquet of flowers so that some would be put in the residents lounge as well as my grandmother's room.
However, when I got there, having explained my choice of present, my sister-in-law said, quote, "200 Woodbines would have been more acceptable!!" unquote.
My grandmother lived until she was 90 years old.

Brian
 

Similar threads

Top