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Who said that it wouldn’t last ?

Posted by Big John on June 17, 2011

Next month I will have been married to the old ‘trouble and strife’ for 50 years. In fact we have been together for 52 years, and that IS a bloody long time !

As part of our ‘Golden Wedding’ celebrations we are treating ourselves to a cruise, so it’s off to the ‘Med’ for a couple of weeks of serious eating, drinking and doing bugger all  … Yipeeee !!!

If I don’t manage to post from the ship I’ll be back on line in early July.

Must go now as …

…  I have to sit on a suitcase.   🙂


8 Responses to “Who said that it wouldn’t last ?”

  1. Congratulations! That is one seriously long marriage…and you still have a sense of humour (without which it might be impossible.)

    Have a great time on your well-earned cruise.

  2. Big John said

    Welcome Caitlin and thanks for the comment. Yes, you are so right, a sense of humour is a must if a marriage is to last. There is not a day passes when we don’t have a good laugh, and it’s mostly at (and with) each other. 🙂

  3. Rummuser said

    Have a great cruise and don’t fall overboard!

  4. Dick Klade said

    Congratulatons of the first order! Our 50th is coming up in September. We’re thinking it may develop into a long-term relationship. Have a great cruise.

  5. Betty said

    Congratulations! The best I could manage was 14 years. Have a great time on the cruise!

  6. Ginnie said

    WOW !! Congratulations. Have a wonderful cruise. Enjoy the eating and drinking and by all means, when you get back, regale us with lots of blogs about “doing bugger all” …
    Condolences to “trouble and strife”.

  7. Vijay said

    cogratulations !
    From India

  8. Grannymar said

    Congratulations on the great 50, with so many throwing in the towel these days at the first hurdle, you are to be greatly admired. Enjoy the cruise.

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