Springtime

The buds are appearing on the trees and there are blossoms and blooms sprouting in the garden… and I still haven’t found myself a suitable beret.

I did want to add a quick blog though to say that it feels like a very exciting time for Go Make It Happen! at the moment – some new beneficiaries have joined the fold, and we have the excitiment of people completing their courses very soon.

There is also the Sorry Ducks Treasure trail on the 19th of this month… I am really looking forward to meeting some more people who have links with GMIH and hearing how some of our beneficiaries are getting on with their exciting projects.

Who knows, I may even have found the perfect beret by then… we’ll see!!!

The Beret’s first post…

Here goes… my first post on the Go Make It Happen website (in fact, my first post on anything… ever – which is a little shameful to admit when we are in an age of social media and so much technology… yes, I still write letters!).

As my profile will explain I’m linked to GMIH as I was lucky enough to be Sam’s cousin… something that has left me with a great deal of excellent memories; not least being asked to stand in front of a brick wall holding up a Prisoner Number. with my name underneath for front- and side- on photos to go in his family tree project at school… Sam didn’t do things in a boring way. I think I remember him telling me to ‘look criminal’ just before he pressed the shutter.

I have to make a confession – although GMIH is all about travel and tourism I am not a big traveller at all. I have chosen the profile picture I have as it is taken when abroad, in Spain (Benidorm… I cannot lie), one of only two times I have been out of the UK. My first trip abroad was to France (what wonderful food)…

…for this reason I have chosen the name Beret; but also because there is something friendly about a little beret – I do look more than a little daft wearing one, but my choice is made. I have yet to find my actual beret though… something I will hopefully be blogging about soon.

I think I’ll start looking this weekend… what colour? What material….? Decisions, decisions…