Blackthorn Blog

23/09/2013 - Happy Birthdays part 2

We had a brilliant 60th birthday weekend for Mike. His birthday was Saturday 21st and we had a Hog Roast for around 100 family & friends. It was lovely to see so many who have shared his journey from his birth through schooldays and youth club to marriage, father hood and now he's enjoying being a granda.

The weather couldn't have been kinder (must have known!). We spent the morning at the Stokesley Show then pottered around at home putting finishing touches to the party rooms until 6.30 when it was time to greet our guests.

David Norman did the Hog Roast and it was gorgeous, can definitely recommend him (if you need his number get in touch). It was great to catch up with so many people, some we see all the time and others not so often. Mike really enjoyed talking to everyone and it was 1.30am before the last ones left (yes you know who you are!!)

Sunday was a lovely day too and after a bit of a lie in we went to Saltburn and had a stroll around then fish and chips for lunch on the pier(the fish and chips came from the takeaway/restaurant just near to the pier....absolutely delicious). The mystery knitters have added an undersea themed feature on the pier railings. (They did the Olympics and the Queen's Jubilee).

Our son Liam's girlfriends parents and sister came over from Wales so we drove back through Redcar to see the offshore wind farm and the Beacon.

Finally a lovely salad tea (some pork left over from yesterday!)and settled down with a glass of very nice wine and Downton Abbey....fab

 

 

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