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Twenty five cards are lined up on the mantelpiece. My daughter is smiling as she pours drinks for everyone, pleased so many have thought of her today.
The party moves outside where boyfriend Dan is busy lining up rockets, fixing Catherine wheels to posts, balancing Roman candles along the flat bit of the fence. He is grinning. He organised this dual ‘event’.
I stand watching the bonfire being lit, the rockets launched into the night sky, Dan’s big red face. He should take care.
I hadn’t known you could buy ‘Divorce’ cards and on reflection, I preferred Guy.