Helpless Dancer

The Endless Note

Fiona

FIONA LAWRIE

25th MARCH 1959 – 31st DECEMBER 2008

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Danny Williams – Moon River

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The Who – Love Reign O’er Me

Fiona with Jose Cura

Fiona with Jose Cura

Jose Cura – Samson et Dalila: Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix

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Cut (Ray Wilson) – Gypsy

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Mirella Freni –  O Mio Babinno Caro

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Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane – Heart To Hang Onto

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The Who – The Seeker

Farewell for now my love.

Love always and forever

Gilbey

xx

To Those I Love and Those Who Love Me

When I am gone, release me, let go.  I have so many things to see and do.  You mustn’t tie yourself to me with tears, be happy that we had so many years.

I gave you my love, you can only guess how much you gave to me in happiness.  I thank you for the love you each have shown, but now it’s time I traveled on alone.

So grieve a while for me if you must, then let your grief be comforted by trust.  It’s only for a while that we must part, so keep the memories within your heart.  I won’t be far away, for life goes on.

So if you need me, call, and I will come.  Though you can’t see or touch me, I’ll be near.

And if you listen with your heart, you’ll hear all of my love around you soft and clear.

And then, when you must come this way, I’ll greet you with a smile, and say “WELCOME HOME.”

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A shimmer of gold in the grass is my Auntie’s feet scuttering past

Life is not a human race I feel her hand on my face

From my eye I shed a tear I feel my Auntie standing near

But most of all she is in my heart and we will never part

Now she is with everyone she loves soaring up there as free as a dove

Why do the best people have to go, she was called to be an angel though

When times were rough even fun she was rocking you as if  she were your mum

I loved her and always will, now she’s not feeling ill

But the time came to say goodbye and one day I will join her in the

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I will always love her

xxx

You don’t always have to see to

BELIEVE

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Nicola Porteous January 2009

Two Angels Side By Side

Two Angels Side By Side

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I’ll only miss her when I think of her
And I’ll think of her all the time
Likely I’ll spend my days hearing her turn of a phrase
Things I found hard to praise, right now, would seem sublime

And the truth is
I’ll only miss her when some stranger laughs
‘Cause it’s still her laugh my heart hears
Maybe in time, I guess, the longing will

grow the slightest bit less
And there will be moments, yes, when it disappears
I’ll bet I forget her completely
In about a hundred years

The truth is
I’ll only miss her when some stranger laughs
‘Cause it’s still her laugh my heart hears
Maybe in time, I guess, the longing will
grow the slightest bit less
And there will be moments, yes, when it disappears
I’ll bet I forget her completely
In about a hundred years.

Frank Sinatra – I Only Miss Her When I Think Of Her

Thank you for the days,
Those endless days, those sacred days you gave me.
I’m thinking of the days,
I won’t forget a single day, believe me.

I bless the light,
I bless the light that lights on you believe me.
And though you’re gone,
You’re with me every single day, believe me.

Days I’ll remember all my life,
Days when you can’t see wrong from right.
You took my life,
But then I knew that very soon you’d leave me,
But it’s all right,
Now I’m not frightened of this world, believe me.

I wish today could be tomorrow,
The night is dark,
It just brings sorrow anyway.

“Days” Ray Davies 1968

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Sometimes late at night
I lay awake and watched him sleeping
He was lost in peaceful dreams
So I turned out the lights and lay there in the dark
And the thought crossed my mind
If I never wake up in the morning
Would he ever doubt the way I feel
About him in my heart

If tomorrow never comes
Will he know how much I loved him
Did I try in every way to show him every day
That he’s my only one
And as my time on earth is through
And he must face the world without me
Is the love I gave him in the past
Gonna be enough to last
If tomorrow never comes

‘Cause I’ve lost loved ones in my life
Who never knew how much I loved them
Now I live with the regret
That my true feelings for them never were revealed
So I made a promise to myself
To say each day how much he means to me
And avoid that circumstance
Where there’s no second chance to tell him how I feel

If tomorrow never comes
Will he know how much I loved him
Did I try in every way to show him every day
That he’s my only one
And as my time on earth is through
And he must face the world without me
Is the love I gave him in the past
Gonna be enough to last
If tomorrow never comes

So tell that someone that you love
Just what you’re thinking of
If tomorrow never comes

Amended lyrics to “If Tomorrow Never Comes”

Still My Valentine Girl

Still My Valentine Girl

 

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My love is ever you, my love
Now and forever, you my love
You walked into my lonely world
What peace of mind your smile unfurled

Yes and because of you, my love
My wishful dream came true, my love
In my uncertain heart I’m only certain of
How much I love you, my love

Yes and because of you, my love
My wishful dream came true, my love

In my uncertain heart I’m only certain of
How much I love you, my love

 

 

This quote is from Cat Steven’s “Father and Son” 1970

“All the times that I cried, keeping all the things I knew inside,
It’s hard, but it’s harder to ignore it.
If they were right, I’d agree, but it’s them They know not me.
Now there’s a way and I know that I have to go away.
I know I have to go”

 

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9 Comments »

  1. So sorry to hear of your loss. From a fellow Who fan down the road in Largs.

    Comment by Kenny Freed | January 13, 2009 | Reply

    • Kenny,

      Thanks for your kind words.

      Fiona and I often came down to Largs with our dogs..you can’t beat a fish supper on a bench watching the Millport Ferry and the Firth at large.

      Comment by thehelplessdancer | January 13, 2009 | Reply

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  5. Guys, I noticed your reference to my book and hope it brought you some comfort in dark times. I always think you can find something – no pun intended- in the Fabs’ songs that can take a sad song and make it better. And if not the Fabs, The Who are a pretty good second. All the best. Ken McNab, Glasgow.

    Comment by Ken McNab, author The Beatles in Scotland | April 8, 2010 | Reply

    • Ken,

      Thanks for dropping in, your book is superb and was a very enjoyable read and one which I have recommended to many.

      I see that the roll of film, from which the front cover picture was taken from, was recently put up for auction.

      HD

      Comment by thehelplessdancer | April 8, 2010 | Reply

  6. Somehow I stumbled across this site. I hope you don’t mind that I looked and pondered the thoughts and the love here.

    Comment by Todd Wilson | May 15, 2010 | Reply

    • Thanks, happy to have you drop in.

      HD

      Comment by thehelplessdancer | May 16, 2010 | Reply


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