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Big Celebrations in 2006

Chris' Birthday in Cyprus March 2006

In March we returned to Cyprus, this time having a delightful stay in Pathos:


Joint celebration with friends we made; it was their Ruby Anniversary


Colin at lunch-time, at a beachside cafe near the superb Roman town of Kourion

Chris on our last morning in Pathos
(when there was a partial eclipse of the sun)

Visit to Canada June 2006

In June we made a fantastic visit to Canada when Chris and I met:


I have summarised an account of the visit separately:

Visit to Canada June 2006

Our Ruby Wedding Anniversary October 2006

On 15 October, we celebrated our Ruby Wedding Anniversary with family and friends:


On our Ruby Wedding Anniversary

Prior to that we had made an All our Yesterdays visit to Enfield, Middlesex where we were married in 1966, and Wormley (near Broxbourne), Ware and Harpenden, where we lived in Hertfordshire.


St John's Church, Clay Hill, Enfield where we married in 1966

Our Son Steve's Wedding November 2006

On Saturday 25 November, our son Steve married Caroline Bartlett at Rowhill Grange Hotel, Wilmington, Kent:

Chris and I meeting Steve before the Wedding:



Caroline and Steve immediately after their Marriage


The weather at home in Hampshire (we were told later) was truly dreadful with torrential rain, yet in Kent the early rain subsided and outside photographs were possible. What a lucky start!

The happy couple honeymooned in Mauritius.

Colin Bower
March 2007


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