Bryony’s 21st birthday today, this is one of her gifts…
I couldn’t actually get a good picture so I settled for two bad ones.
And so to the meaning…
The horse – because you always wanted one and never got one (you’re still not getting one, sorry and all that).
The dice – for the time in the pub that you approached a kind gentleman and asked him to play crib with you. He agreed and asked if you play the simple children’s rules. ‘No, I play the proper game’ you reprimanded, ‘with one for his knob, and I play for money!’ Your mother’s embarrassment was complete when you cleaned him out of his small change. Luckily he was amused and is now a great friend. You were four!
The moon and stars – for all the nights you’ve staggered in through the door thinking that loudly shouting ‘SHH’ to all your friends would mask the fact that you’d got in at stupid o’clock. – Again!
The anchor – because you like nautical themes.
Blue – because it was your first favourite colour.
The coin – born in 1991, a vintage year.
The heart – because I love you. Of course.