Daffodils....and a beaut cause!!

The 27th August 2010 (last Friday here in Australia) was "Daffodil Day"..... a day held once each year to raise money for much needed cancer research....such a wonderful, wonderful cause.

So when I ducked out from work at lunch time to buy my lunch and I saw the street-side "Daffodil Day" stall in our shopping village I couldn't help but buy some....because you see...not only are they one of my favourite flowers the cause has touched me personally on a few levels over recent years...

Thanks to the progress made in cancer research and it's treatment I am still able to hug my dad and tell him that I love him and also still have my young nephew here to watch grow into a young man.

Sadly the same outcome is not shared by all who this cruel disease affects and a couple of years back we were forced to say goodbye to a dear friend..a wonderful lady who unfortunately was unable to be helped in her fight....

So as I look at these beautiful golden yellow daffodils I have mixed emotions....both happy and sad thoughts, but above all a great appreciation for the cause that they so wonderfully support!

Till next time..... Chris x


  1. Beautiful post Chris! Like you I have family members that are still here because of all that Cancer research has done. Sadly my Dad and his sister didn't come through their battles with Cancer. We just have to hope that with continued financial support research will achieve a cure for this terrible disease.

  2. Ditto Beautiful post Chris
    Cancer seems to infiltrate so many lives doesn't it, my beautiful sister was one of the lucky one, she survived her battle, but my so so special sister-in-law, Jenny did not win the war. :-(


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