I’d like to say a few short words
About my dear old mum
You friends who gather to reflect
With father, daughter, son
I’d tell you how she love to joke
And talk about the past
How she liked to have a smoke
And sup wine from her glass
How she like to give out cards
She made with her fair hand
How she’d always help a friend
If things should go off plan
And how she’d love it when her kids
Would call to say ‘hello’
But “Please avoid the Archers
When they’re on the radio”
I’d tell you how we loved her
And the funny things she’d do
Like how she mixed up all her words
But still make sense to you
I’d tell you how we’ll miss her
Now that she has past
But that we shouldn’t cry to much
She’s found her peace at last
There no more pain for her to feel
She’ll look down from above
And know that we will always be
Forever filled with love

My Son

Be strong, my son, be fearless

Be honest respectful and true.

Be honourable to those you encounter

Be most of all just be you.


Be fair, my son, be thoughtful

But remember to pause for fresh air.

Treat your lady like she is your princess

And show her how much you care.


Work hard, my son, be unyielding

But accept that it’s hard to succeed.

Defeats are just delays in the journey

Overcome them with strength, and believe.


Remember, my son, to be thankful

You’ve travel an awful long way

But your journey has only just started

This game is still yours to play


Be loyal, my son and be respectful

Be thankful and work to improve

Be careful my son don’t be careless

This life to is too easy to loose


Remember to treat others as equal

Don’t judge folk that you do not know

Don’t trust in other folks instincts

Love others and that love will grow


Be a leader, my son, be upstanding

Do what’s right despite what you’re told

Don’t follow when others are foolish

Be brave be upstanding and bold


I’m proud of you son so remember

I’ll always be there when you call

I’ll be there to pick up the pieces

And give you a hand when you fall


Ill forever be at your shoulder

Watching with pride as you grow

I’ll be there when you need some guidance

I’ll be there, just so you know