Friends and family, Life, Thankfulness, Uncategorized

The Importance of Celebrating

This week has been one of the more emotional as the Staley family gathered together to say goodbye to Great Aunty Joan. She had indeed been a great aunty to her nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces during her 94 years of life. Of my 8 cousins most of us were there, plus our… Continue reading The Importance of Celebrating

Friends and family, Life, Thankfulness, Uncategorized

A Tribute to Aunty Joan by Peter Staley

Aunty Joan, or as most of her us called her at one time or another “Aunty Bones”, was born 94 years ago. She had three immediate sisters, 8 step sisters and umpteen cousins, nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces. My earliest recollection is the tin bath in front of the fire at Nanny Mills'… Continue reading A Tribute to Aunty Joan by Peter Staley