Or as we pointed out last night when we visited she is now only 8!
Lil is my Dad's oldest sister, and all her family live quite a distance away so when Dad was alive he always dropped in for a cup of coffee once a week, to check up on her and make sure she was alright and after he died I carried on. Not that Lil needs anyone to check up on her, she is fiercly independent and though walking any distance is difficult for her she still manages to get down to the Post Officed to get her pension and to the shops for her groceries.
All of her family are visiting her in the next few days to celebrate her birthday, and she admitted last night that she was already tired but welcomed them anyway. We had a slice of her birthday cake, which one of my cousins had decorated beautifully in glittering style with lilac and purple silk flowers.
Happy Birthday Auntie Lil
Lots of Love
Sage & SOH