I have a real fondness for old things. Old films, books, crockery, clothing and people. Why? I think it’s because of the stories. I love being reminded of the people that have gone before and survived this thing called life. I love the thought that the dress I’m wearing has been a part of someone other ladies story and memories and now is part of my own. Romantic and cheesy? Oh yes!
All that is to offer some form of prelude to one of my favourite birthday presents.
Last year, for my birthday, I was given this Hohner Chromatic Harmonica. Beautiful and old. I love it, not because I have managed to master the art of the lovely mouth organ, sadly, but because of the original gift tags.
Here’s to you Terry and Jill, I hope your lives were full of love and the harmonica.