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My Grandparents have nicknamed themselves, Captain Pugwash and First Mate as reference to when they used to go on boating holidays in Scotland or In Norfolk on the broads. This is one of the few anniversary poems created for them...
Your voyage began in the summer of 69. The adventures of life lay ahead. Though you knew it would not all be plain sailing, Your four years of prep put you in good stead. At times, when your sea got quite choppy, You'd batten down the hatches, as it were. For both of you knew that after rocky waves A storm was likely to occur... After some time, the storm would abate. In the calm you could recover. And even though the storm was bad, You'd grown closer, relied on each other. As time has gone by it may feel Like the unsettlement seems to lengthen, But because you close ranks to wether these storms Your trust, love and bond does strengthen. Your ship is one of stability! Wherever your journey may take you, I wish you both a " Happy Anniversary! " And long may your travels continue!

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Date: 9/13/2021 6:35:00 AM
What a lovely tribute to your grandparents and such a special and personal gift. Love their nicknames for each other. Emilia : )
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 9/13/2021 7:17:00 AM
Thank you Emilia. It is a cute nickname for them. Grandad's idea. Xx
Date: 9/10/2021 1:03:00 PM
A really nice tribute to your grandparents. I'm old enough to remember the old black and white episodes of BBC's Captain Pugwash. :) Cheers - Gary
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 9/10/2021 1:47:00 PM
Thank you Gary... I have never seen it so I'll have a try with YouTube to see if it's on. I think it will be as I found Mork and Mindy on there. :-)
Date: 9/10/2021 12:43:00 PM
Very nice, Natasha. I like the name, Captain Pugwash. The rhyming is good, and this poem tells a good story about a couple who endures.
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 9/10/2021 1:45:00 PM
Thank you Mike, yes it's good to see a strong partnership that endures because of their special bond.
Date: 9/10/2021 11:37:00 AM
It is so bitterly cold in Scotland and Norfolk, they need to love one another to survive! Enjoyed!
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 9/10/2021 1:44:00 PM
Thank you Rico, glad you enjoyed :D
Date: 9/10/2021 9:11:00 AM
what a delightful personal poem and a wonderful tribute to your grandparents :-) hugs Jan xx
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 9/10/2021 10:42:00 AM
Thank you Jan. They enjoyed this one too :-D xx
Date: 9/10/2021 5:39:00 AM
What a lovely tribute you've written for them Natasha, hope they have a happy anniversary. Tom
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 9/10/2021 6:29:00 AM
Yes thank you Tom. Their anniversary was in June and this was this year's poem for them. They had a lovely day, they went for a meal and opened lots of prezzies. :-D