Wedding Anniversary with mount B

Wedding Anniversary

Each year together
Like a step on a winding stairway
Full to the brim with memories and emotions
Love and laughter
comfort and excitement
“….do you remember the day”
and “Will I ever forget…”
Some sad times – not forgotten
but easier when shared
And always outnumbered by happier times
Life like a stairway
goes ever on to the future
A future with so much still to enjoy
Together

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Limited Edition Print
1/750
2015   
Signed & Numbered by the artist   
The words are also written on the back of the picture

1st Paper
2nd Cotton
3rd Leather
4th Fruit / Flowers
5th Wood
6th Candy / Iron
7th Wool / Copper
8th Bronze / Pottery
9th Pottery / Willow
10th Aluminium
11th Steel
12 Silk / Linen
13th Lace
14th Ivory
15th to Crystal
20th China
25th Silver
30th Pearl
35th Coral
40th Ruby
45th Sapphire
50th Gold
55th Emerald
60th Diamond
65th Blue sapphire
70th Platinum
75th Diamond and Gold
80th Oak

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Perfect match

Perfect Match     .
You do not have to be exactly the same
You just need to be
a good combination

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©
Limited Edition Print
1/750
2005
Signed & Numbered by the artist
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Life is amazing

In this drawing
the first archway is creation
a new baby is born
The ‘Free Personal Choice Umbrella’
is to allow parents to choose
what they teach their child
The next four archers
represent what a child learns
while growing up:-
Morals and Manners
Religion or way of Life
Formal Education
Survival skills
The changing Weather conditions represent
the the trials and tribulations of living
The ‘Parents letting go area’ is next
and then…….
The Self-sufficient Stamp proves
readiness to go on alone
Where the platform stops
is our place in ‘Life’
What is amazing is that each of us is unique,
each one of us is special and
there is a place in ‘Life’
for every one of us
The ‘Stork Special Bus’
which brought our parents here
now returns them to their own
place in ‘Life’
and
We start the adventure that is ‘Life’
………. amazing!

©
Limited Edition Print
1/500
2004
Signed & Numbered by the artist
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Do not give up

Life is a journey not a destination
– Someone said
The darkest hour is just before dawn
and we have all been awake at dawn,
sometime
But every tide does turn
and there is light at the end of the tunnel
Why would someone bother
to write all these clichés?
Remember you are not the first
You will not be the last
No matter how small or how big
your personal mountain is
Do not give up
Climb it

 

©
Limited Edition Print
1/750
2015
Signed & Numbered by the artist
The words are also written on the back of the picture
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Marriage

This drawing is a series of caricatures of types of marriage such as no. 12: ‘Not tonight, I’ve got a headache’  No. 21: She’s having lots of affairs
No. 26: It’s us against the world or no 39: A religious female – married to God
The vast majority of them are happy examples but both: The aggressive husband no. 55 and no. 48: The henpecked husband are included
as well as no’s 10: and 60: Where one partner has die
I particularly like no. 35: The Shy couple

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For a description of all the 63 caricatures See below
1. A very loving couple
2. She depends on him for support
3. She is very, very sorry
4. He is standing firm
5. She’s leaving him
6.
7. She’s so drunk she has to be carried home
8.She’s receiving attention from another man
9. He is sad she stands by him
10. He has died
11. She;s unhappy He tries to console her
12. Not tonight I’ve got a headache
13. He is leaving her
14. A monk devoted to God
15.Pulling in opposite directions though still together
16. Two females Same sex couple
17. He wants the relationship to stay the way it is. She does not
18. She is the dominant Partner
19. She is unable to decide between two men
20. Neither partner is willing to back down
21. She is having lots of affairs
22.She’s listening to him
23. He is “Coming the heavy”
24. She can depend on hi
25. Still together but moving apart
26. It’s us against the world
27. The demonstrative couple
28. He mistreats his wife
29. He is so drunk she has to carry him home
30. She needs help he provides it
31. She wants the relationship to stay the way it is -He does not
32. Exercise fanatics They live in shell suits and discuss the latest craze
33. She is throwing herself at a married man
34. He is only happy when she is down
35. The Shy Couple
36. Life is one long party
37. She is leaving him
38. Two males Same sex couple
39. A nun married to God
40. She is trying to make up he is not listening
41. A couple totally in sync
42. He is leaving – she is sad
43. She is making a show of him
44. He is very, very sorry
45. She leans on him
46. Macho man
47. A very “Together” couple
48. Hen pecked husband
49. He is unable to decide between two women

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Limited Edition Print
1/200
1994
Signed & Numbered by the artist
The words are also written on the same heavy paper as the prints ready to frame with the image and also typeset on the back of the picture
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Look to the future 3

Nothing stays the same
and some things in life – never change
The past is a great place to visit
But the present is the only place to live
Look to the future with positive expectation
Because the future starts
right now

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2016
Limited Edition Print 1/750
Signed and numbered by the artist
Signed & Numbered by the artist
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Happy ever after

Falling in love is a game of chance – Getting married is a bit of a lottery
Luck will probably determine our fate
When you fall in love with some one you don’t know what else you might get
A bossy mother-in-law
An interfering brother-in-law
or a thwarted ex-lover lurking in the undergrowth!
You could find out that she was betrothed to the king of Prussia at birth
or that he is really the long lost heir to billions!
It is of course also true that you might get a second mother some wonderful children
in fact a whole new extended family who will welcome you with open arms into their homes
and only enter yours when asked!
We do not walk around with details of our religious preferencesnor our historical, social, financial or cultural backgrounds displayed permanently for all to study before a friendship starts So it’s usually too late – Love has struck
But only two fall in love – Only two get married – Only two have to live with their consequences
If only all “Well meaning” – “Interfering” – “Outsiders” would leave them alone to make their own decisions
To be together – To make their own mistakes – To live their own lives – Then there would be so much less heartache and so much more happiness ever after
For fun I have randomly selected some of examples of what you might get
If you are lucky or even if you are not – But remember Love has no barriers

 

©
Limited Edition Print
1/500
2001
Signed & Numbered by the artist
The words are also written on the back of the picture
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Compromise

Compromise             .
In a relationship between two people
Your commitment is something only you,
yourself can give
It is not always an easy thing to do
But when two people make
a commitment to each other
Then…………………….
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Limited Edition Print
1/500
2002
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Look to the future 1

Nothing stays the same
and some things in life – never change
The past is a great place to visit
But the present is the only place to live
Look to the future with positive expectation
Because the future starts
right now

©
2005
Limited Edition Print 1/500
Signed and numbered by the artist
Signed & Numbered by the artist
The words are also written on the back of the picture

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Trusting

When you find yourself
in a difficult situation
it is nice to have
someone you can depend on

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Limited Edition Print
1/500
2001
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Thank you

Whether he sells you a newspaper
or saves your life
Whether he gives you a lift
or builds your dog a house

Whether she rescues you from despair
or bakes you a cake
Whether she lends you an ear
or lends you a hand

Whether they housesit your home
or deliver your post
Whether they give of their time
or give of their table

Whether you answer the call
or send the letter
Whether you help to shift it
or help to reach it

Whether we support, catch, raise, fix or produce
For two short words they sure say a lot!!!

 

©
Limite Edition Print
1/750
2015
Signed & Numbered by the artist   

The words are also written on the back of the picture

 

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Fresh Start

A clean page – An empty Jar
No others to tell you what to do
or when to do it
The first time you get your own space
is magic!
The second time is even better

©
Limited Edition Print
1/500
2004
Signed & Numbered by the artist
The words are also written on the back of the picture

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