BEDA Day 28 (My 30 Days – Day 6)

My 30 Days

Today’s Prompt:

A picture of someone/something that has the biggest impact on you.

This fab couple are my Grandparents on their wedding day. They were married in September 1961. There’s a story that my Grandma tells me about how they were involved in a motorcycle accident a few days before the wedding and she very nearly didn’t make it to the wedding – thankfully instead she was just a little bruised and that meant that they could get married. The following August my Mum arrived on the scene followed by my Uncle a few years later.

To me they have had the biggest impact on me, my Grandma is an amazing woman of God even through dealing with my Great Grandma when she was ill and then dealing with her own illness, she never turned her back on God. We write to each other occasionally – I don’t necessarily have the time to go round (which sounds really sucky) but sometimes I scribble Grandma a note and send it via my Mum just to give her the heads up so that she knows that I’m okay and surviving lol. We also talk about those things that I can’t chat to my Mum about but my Grandma has like 40 years (oooh 50 years next year!!) of marriage behind her and okay so they don’t always get it right but she can give me some form of guidance right?

My Grandad is amazing man of God too. He’s so amazing, so many times he’s come to my rescue because the car broke down or because I needed his help with some crazy project or idea that I had lol. When my parents had their bathroom redone my Grandad taught me how to tile lol. I worked in a DIY store and to learn to tile was really helpful when people asked lol. (Yeah I was part time and that dedicated lol) Also when Grandad installed the new windows I also learnt how to do that lol.

All of my Grandparents have had a massive impact on my life – they have been there through the good times and the bad. When Kewey was sick I left uni that day and some how ended up stood in my Grandma’s kitchen – I had one of those moments where the car just kinda drove itself and next thing I know I’m stood in my Grandma’s kitchen bawling my eyes out. She picked me up and dusted me off and in true Grandma fashion reached for her Bible and we had a pray.

So they are my biggest influence I think, well I think lol. Get me? Who’s had the biggest impact on you?

And….this post is about my Mum’s parents. Today is my Grandad’s birthday  (that is my Dad’s Dad) so…

Happy Birthday Grandad!!!!


  1. Becca says:

    Oooh you look like your grandma!

    I miss my grandma every day. She was very much the matriarch of our family and she was the one that encouraged me (as well as mum and dad) to go for what I wanted. She’d be real proud of me now, I know she would!!

    Lovely post hon xx

    • Hannie says:

      I miss my other Grandma every day. She had stroke nearly two years ago and it was too serious for her to survive 🙁

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  3. Koree says:

    I love your Grandma’s glasses! SO COOL! And yes, I find that I can talk to my Grandma about things that I can’t talk to my mom about. But that’s what makes grandmas so special. 🙂

    • Hannie says:

      hehe I love them – they look like a butterfly (or at least I think they do lol) Grandmas are most definitely special! Should be cherished everyday

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