Monthly Archives:: February 2014

23 Feb – TODAY is a very significant day

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Today I headed over to Denton to meet with the Gents that are offering their architectural expertise and vision, the Ladies with design inspiration and ideas and the generous Mr construction. Croissants, coffee and ideas in abundance were the “order of the day” and as we sat and discussed and worked through our plans and…

21 Feb – Calling in all “handy” people…

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Calling in all “handy” people………. If you know of anyone that’s super “crafty”, talented or have some great furniture to “shabby chic” ????? here at Reuben’s Retreat we are and will continue to be super frugal – making every penny and pound go as far as it can. We spend your money wisely and are…

19 Feb – Im so proud of Isaac and how he copes

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Yesterday we returned from a 4 night break away with friends. A stunning lodge, on a lake in Yorkshire. We have now taken many breaks without Reuben. But we still MISS at every turn. Im so proud of Isaac and how he copes in a world very different from the one he had and experienced….

16 Feb – Days like today offer us sunshine and rainbows

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We have not long left the Stockport Plaza Theatre for a truly amazing performance of Cinderella by the Bristol Youth Ballet in aid of Reuben’s Retreat. Thank you so so much for a wonderful performance. We live every day with a MISS so big in our hearts. Life dealing us the cruellest of blows, days…

7 Feb – People are incredibly generous and kind

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After a late finish last night with Carrier Travel in Alderley Edge (THANK YOU EVERYONE INVOLVED), Becki arrived for an early start this morning. She walked with me to drop Isaac by school as we were visiting Reuben’s garden. Afterwards we stopped by the incredible ladies at Stop the clock design to collect an order…

6 Feb – Da you run RUN RUN?

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Happy Thursday Evening peeps  Da you Run RUN RUN RUN da you RUN RUN???? Many ‘Re-Runners for REU’ from the Manchester 10K 2013 are coming into our mailbox by the day which is AWESOME news, many are roping their friends and colleagues in to running too which is DOUBLEY AWESOME!! We really did have a fantastic,…

4 Feb – World Cancer day

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Today is “World cancer day” Cancer: a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body It’s nasty, it’s sneaky, it’s stealth and it takes…….. Please join me in blowing kisses to heaven for anyone you know that has been taken by this dreadful disease xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 23 kisses for…

3 Feb – who has been kind to you today?

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Churchill didn’t actually say what’s on this image. I don’t know who did? but I do like it…………….. However, he did have this to say at one address;- “What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will…

2 Feb – 2 weeks today…..

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2 weeks today 2 incredible lead principal dancers from the English National ballet will perform in aid of Reuben’s Retreat – Elena Glurdjidze and Arionel Vargas will join The Bristol youth Russian ballet school here in the North West at Stockport Plaza. The children will love this and it’s very much a family friendly production….