Sunday, 2 August 2009

Dick's Camera

I had to make a note of what happened with Dick's Camera ~ it is now over six years since he left us and we miss him so very much ~ I knew where the camera was but never thought about what may be hidden inside ~ Tom my Grandson realised there was a spool stilll inside the camera so suggested we take it to the shop and get it developed ~ so we took it to a shop in Fakenham I never thought for one moment that it could still be developed ~ the man in the shop had difficulty removing the spool and told us the camera was broken ~ I suppose after six years of just laying around it had deteriorated ~ so I had little hope of any of the pictures coming out ~

The following week we returned to Fakenham and Tom went into the shop to pick the pictures up ~ I fully expected none of them to come out ~ But they did ~ each and everyone of them even some that Tom had taken to finish up spool up ~

They were mostly of the Grandchildren they were just babies but it was so good to see them and there was one of Dick and myself sitting on the Sofa celebrating one Christmas ~

You can imagine how pleased we were ~ Tom and I stood outside the shop looking at the pictures ~ we were just so pleased and happy I cannot tell you how pleased we both were ~

It was like having him back ~ I wonder if he planned this for us so long after he left us ~ I like to think he did ~

There was one very Happy Wife Daughter and Grandson ~ who could have thought such a small thing could bring so much happiness ~

Ally x


Joann said...

What a WONDERFUL surprise, Ally!!! I'm sure I can imagine how happy that must've made you!!

DB said...

Wonderful story about the camera. Isn't it grand when things like that turn up unexpectedly and give so much joy when they do?


JOHN said...

That just goes to show you,He will always be with you. My Mom use to stop and pick up a penny (.(she lost three daughters in nine years)\She say thats one of my girls saying hello. Now whenever My Sistyers and I find a penny we pick it and a warm feeling comes over us and we say Hello Mom,You have a good weekend and Im happy you got those pictures from Dick. Thanks for the birthday wish too my sister Bonnie.


Coy said...

Awww Ally, great story.
*** Coy ***

Lori J said...

Dearest Ally,
I started to see if I could find out the story about Dick...but no matter what those pictures would have flooded your heart with memories. So glad you found the camera.
Sending you love and blessings across the sea...


mtrib2 said...

What a wonderful surprise to have the photo's he took and the Christmas you shared together. I am so sorry for the loss of your great neice and your family is in my thought's. Thank you Ally for emailing me and asking about me. I finally slept well last night, as Friday night I had not. It will warm with sunshine today to about 59F. I have 4 days to finish siding, caulking, and then latex paint in the mid 60F weather before rain is forecast. Now I must get out and set up the ladder's and hope that I can finish this one wall. Salty and I stayed warm last night with the woodburner going. Mark/Salty

Rjet33 said...

How awesome, Ally. I am so happy for you. You should post the pic of you and Dick in this entry. It would be the icing on the cake. :) Have missed you, my friend!