The last David was too busy for foreign holidays! In all the time we were married we had one week in Portugal , a couple of weekends in Paris and a day trip to Bologne. We had plans....his cruising suit hung in his wardrobe on the day he died.
All our holidays were either on the Great Ouse or here in Cornwall.
After he died I finally got around to a few trips abroad and then I met the second David. He had travelled as part of his job . Together we have travelled around the world several times....I have seen and done more with him in the last seven years than all the rest of my life put together.
So we have not been deprived. We have had wonderful holidays.
When we were first married we had a holiday in Madeira where we bought a time share between us...our time share...not associated with anyone else so it has been very special to us.
We should be there now. We booked it before embarking on the last cruise...never imagining we would not be able to go. Last week I cancelled the flights and the two weeks stay.
We are not complaining at all. We live in the most beautiful place in the world...but today I shall put away the swimming gear and the sun tan lotion left ready to go in the spare room.....
We are but human. Our thoughts are returning to one of our much loved places....but right now we are better off at home. David is getting visibly stronger and we want to keep it like that!
In spirit we shall be strolling around the pools, gazing out to sea and drinking chianti .
In fact we are giving thanks for David's pace maker . Thank you God.