We are very sad to have lost another dear old friend yesterday, this picture was taken on a blustery day. My daughter and I had visited Tony at his request at his daughter's home, where was living at the time, to assist him with a very stressful internet vendetta issue. I recall it getting late and being especially cold so we had ended up eating vast portions of Tony's truly terrible lasagne and then camping out together on the living room floor. As I have asthma and don't d
My daughter has been visiting Father Christmas at Harrods for years. Her first being the Wizard of Oz theme. I think this year was our best ever in terms of presents, how well thought through the whole thing was and how kind the staff on the day. I shared some images on my instagram and twitter accounts of the inside the actual grotto at the time.
But here is Sheba opening her grotto gifts on Christmas Day last year. They were presented in a very practical green drawstring
I am not a huge fan of cake (I can't recall my last Birthday cake and did without one at my wedding in 2004). Kenyan friends who have tasted the orange and polenta (ugali) cake I used to bake frequently in Nairobi, or who know my former husband (who is quite well-known for his first question at any wedding being "Wapi keki"*) may not believe this, but it is true. It is rare these days that I get excited by cake. It is also an unfortunate truth that in the UK, and particularly
Pic used with kind permission of the MS Society. It was taken just after the MS Awards this summer (which is why I am the other side of the camera for a change and our hair looks half way smart!).
Update: This picture is now part of a billboard ad for the MS Society which is in Edgware Road, and yesterday we went to see it. Thanks Francis for taking the time to meet us. #SimonRawles #MSSociety #VictoriaLuckie #VictoriaQuinHarkin #ShebaLuckie #AlexCabrini #MSSociety
I am delighted to see that my nine year old daughter Sheba Luckie has been selected as a finalist in the Young Carer category of the MS Society Awards 2016. Sheba has been a fantastic help to me and incredibly brave and loving during what have been some very challenging years. The awards take place on 27th April. Sheba then aged 7, August 2014 in my hospital room during a particularly scary relapse. Image copyright me. All rights reserved. UPDATE ON THIS There have been a few