Our N.H.S., Christmas Lights and Happy Christmas to All

24 Dec

Our NHS is wonderful! I went for my 12 month check up today for my Total Hip replacement done at the end of last year and as we walked to the clinic, we were remembering the pain I was in a year ago and now I am walking well, due entirely to the skill of the Surgeon who has given me two new hips.  In fact, I am walking even better after our visit with the Consultant as he dealt with some pain I have been having since a visit to the cinema in October, with a Cortisone injection and now I am walking on air!
There were some lovely paintings in the waiting room, all by Susie Grindey, and all of lovely places in Cornwall.  This one is of Godrevy Lighthouse, a favourite haunt of ours.

By Susie Grindey

By Susie Grindey

The lovely Mr S has put up our Tree of Lights in the garden this afternoon and it looks beautiful though somewhat incongruous with the daffodils in the foreground!

Tree of lights

Tree of lights

I want to wish all my lovely Readers, all over the world, in 100 different countries, a Happy Christmas time and a Peaceful and Healthy New Year. Thank you for reading, following, liking and especially for commenting.  All the very best to you all.



15 responses to “Our N.H.S., Christmas Lights and Happy Christmas to All

  1. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    December 28, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    Daffodils and Christmas lights…but, so pretty!


  2. Patty B

    December 26, 2015 at 12:49 am

    Merry Christmas!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. calvin

    December 25, 2015 at 7:03 pm

    S A L U T !!! Mon Ami.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. flowerpot

    December 25, 2015 at 11:18 am

    Wonderful news on your health, Sally! XXX

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Grannymar

    December 24, 2015 at 10:39 pm

    Happy Christmas to you, Sally and thank you for all ‘Beautiful Things’ you shared with us throughout the year. I love the tree with the daffodils and the snow gently falling – thanks to WordPress – adds to the whole atmosphere!

    Liked by 1 person

    • mybeautfulthings

      December 25, 2015 at 6:47 am

      Happy Christmas to you! I wish I could see the snow that you and Ladysighs tell me is gently falling! It would be better than the rain lashing down outside! 🙂


      • Grannymar

        December 25, 2015 at 10:51 am

        The snow did not materialise in my neck of the woods, The scenery is murky blue grey, but I am focusing on the birds feasting from a Cotoneaster tree right outside my window! I just checked the ground… it has freckles… not sure if it is raindrops or her sister snow!


  6. Shelagh in Vermont

    December 24, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    Merry Christmas to you both from us here in much too warm Vermont. No daffs, but I did shoot some tiny blue Speedwells in the lawn today.

    Liked by 1 person

    • mybeautfulthings

      December 25, 2015 at 6:46 am

      Too warm and much too wet here! Just one sunny day in the last couple of weeks and as I write here to wish you a very Happy Christmas on Christmas morning, the next storm has arrived and is lashing the windows! Love from us both to all of you xxx


  7. Susan

    December 24, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    Peace to all!


  8. ladysighs

    December 24, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    Wonderful news. Merry Christmas!

    Liked by 1 person

    • mybeautfulthings

      December 25, 2015 at 6:48 am

      Thank you! It is good! All the best to you and yours for Christmas and the coming year. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  9. john zande

    December 24, 2015 at 8:35 pm

    Merry Christmas, Sally! Hope you have a wonderful one.



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