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Yorkshire Day..1st August..and a tribute to a special friend..

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Yorkshire Day..1st August..and a tribute to a special friend..



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This is the same photo,as last years,and is also in memory of another Yorkshire lady,our late friend Val,who should have been celebrating this day with us..I had saved some photo's of White Roses from Val and Ralph's garden,but I forgot to ask permission to post one for today..I know she would have posted a photo or blog today too..

1 Aug, 2014

 

What a beautiful tribute for Val. And a beautiful Rose too. I have never celebrated Yorkshire day, but perhaps I should, as I was born there. :)) thanks for putting this on for Val and Ralph. X

1 Aug, 2014

 

A lovely rose sandra... as soon as I saw your title I thought of val..... lovely tribute...

1 Aug, 2014

 

It just seemed the right day for Val,Karen.seeing as it was her username,and she crossed the North/South divide,to become one of us..I hope she is looking at us from somewhere,and thinking."I should think so,too " ! Lol .

1 Aug, 2014

 

I'm glad you agree too,Holly..she loved God's own County,as it is known here..I miss her wicked sense of fun :o)

1 Aug, 2014

 

She must have been a very special friend to you Sandra. A beautiful tribute in memory of a special friend.

1 Aug, 2014

 

Yes she was,Paul..There aren't many people in life you really bond with,but Val was one of them :o)

1 Aug, 2014

 

That's a lovely gesture Bloomer ... I often think of Val when I go along the seafront ... she loved a beach photo! :o)

1 Aug, 2014

 

A lovely tribute Sandra for a very special lady ;0)

1 Aug, 2014

 

thanks Shirley..I couldn't have let Yorkshire Day pass by,could I? I remember Val asking for photo's of the Seafront..lovely memories..:o)

1 Aug, 2014

 

Thanks Carole,GoY brought a lot of us together..I'm ever grateful for having known her..xx

1 Aug, 2014

 

I'm very sorry for your loss Sandra. My heart goes out to you. :)

1 Aug, 2014

 

That is kind of you Paul..Val was a special friend to many on GoY,not just me..we all miss her banter,and friendship..we just happened to live quite near to each other..:o)

1 Aug, 2014

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The perfect day to remember a special friend Sandra :o)

1 Aug, 2014

 

Indeed,Amy...I had always intended to post a photo for today..and just have my thoughts..:o)

1 Aug, 2014

 

Lovely rose to remember Val by on this Yorkshire day Bloomer :o)

1 Aug, 2014

 

Thanks Neena..Just the right one for today,isn't it? Val loved Roses :o)

1 Aug, 2014

 

Beautiful Bloomer :o)

1 Aug, 2014

 

I never knew Val personally, but she was my friend on Goy and I was very fond of her.....A lovely tribute Bloomer x

1 Aug, 2014

 

I agree with Amy Sandra, lovely way to remember a special friend. x

2 Aug, 2014

 

That was jolly good of you Sandra, to remember our good friend Val. I did not know there was a Yorkshire Day till Ralph e-mailed me. I know Val would have enjoyed Yorkshire's Day, well then again Val loved every day. I also wish all ye Yorkshire ladies & gentlemen had a good day.

2 Aug, 2014

 

On behalf of Val (Yorkshire) - a HUGE thank you! I just logged on and thought 'thats a beautiful rose, mum would have liked that!' Thank you all for remembering her, Ralph says her 'Valerie rose' has never flowered as much as its done this year and my fig tree that she grew for me has the most figs ever on it!

Thank you Sandra! Thank you all.
'Happy belated Yorkshire day' love Val who was a softy southerner too! hee hee

2 Aug, 2014

 

Sandra and all, I copied this thread to Ralph he asked me to reply, this is what he said.......

"Thanks for that Jo it made me cry again but it was worth it. Would you please convey my sincere thanks to everyone who sent their messages it was really appreciated."

2 Aug, 2014

 

I'm so glad you and Ralph have both seen it,Pita..and I did wonder if I was doing right by posting it,as I knew it would be an emotional subject for you both..but I couldn't let the day pass without remembering Val,on Yorkshire day...You can see how many hearts were touched,by everyones lovely comments..and how she is still thought of with love.:o)
So glad the 'Valerie Rose' is doing so well,and the fig tree too..
love,Sandra xxx
PS..just seen your PM,Pita..thank you,will be in touch :o) xx

2 Aug, 2014

 

Just seen this photo/blog, Sandra. Unfortunately I wasn't as lucky as you I never got to meet Val, but we did exchange PM's and of course chatted on GoY. She seemed a lovely lady and I also miss her wit and humour. You've posted a wonderful memorial to her xx

5 Aug, 2014

 

Ditto to all above .
Can almost hear Yorks being chuffed by everyone's thoughts .

8 Aug, 2014

 

Thank you Julia,and Julia ! Lol..both of you together :o) I'm sure Val would have approved ..xx

10 Aug, 2014

 

Well done Sandra, a lovely tribute to your friend Val.

10 Aug, 2014

 

thanks Alan..although she wasn't a Yorkshire lass by birth,she sure was in her heart..:o)

10 Aug, 2014

 

What a lovely tribute to Val.... A beautiful perfect white rose for her.

25 Aug, 2014

 

Have loved reading your messages, thank you all again, mum (Yorkshire) would be pleased she is being remembered by you all. Xx

25 Aug, 2014

 

Sorry, late again!! A lovely idea, well done you.x

3 Sep, 2014



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