Special Mementos From Dublin 2013

I know I have been more than blessed when it comes to meeting Leonard but luck was on my side in Dublin again and I’ve now got a few more precious items signed. I’d have been happy with him just putting his name but ever the gentleman he personalised everything.

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I was blessed to meet Sylvie in New York and for her to sign this book there so I made sure to have it with me in case I met Leonard. As we were talking Leonard was telling me it is a lot of money I spend on him and his concerts and that I really shouldn’t. I told him he is worth it and only for him would I spend that kind of money. He then added a very special unique few words to this dedication.

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Close up of Leonard’s signature ๐Ÿ™‚

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Close up of Sylvie’s signature.

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When I first saw this magazine and loving the photo of Sharon and Leonard I had a dream of getting it signed by both. Leonard signed it first and said I had to get Sharon to sign it too. The following day it was mission accomplished!

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Close up of Leonard’s signature

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Close up of Sharon’s signature

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After the 2nd Dublin concert I was speaking with Hattie Webb and she said she had something for me. I was so touched when she produced this set list for me saying she thought I might like one and then proceeded to write on it for me and also asked Charley to sign it. I was and am so honoured with this gift as never in a million years would I ask any of the band for any favours so for this to happen really touched my heart.

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Close up of Hattie’s wonderful dedication and Charley’s signature too.

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Signed photo that I took of Leonard in Brussels.

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A signed photo of the best moment of my life. Leonard really liked this photo too.

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My initial plan when I got this bag was to use it for my course as I need a big bag for it but now it is signed it will only be used for special occasions. I was only showing this to Leonard and not asking for it to be signed as I didn’t think it would work on that type of material. Leonard after again telling me I spend too much money said it would work and he’d sign it. The ink bleed a bit and Leonard said to me I was right. I told him it was ok, there is a crack in everything. He loved the song reference and I love my unique bag!

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A close up of the signed bag

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Knowing how kind Leonard had already been with his time we asked for only one photo, one of the 3 of us together as we had no photos of the 3 of us but Leonard being Leonard said we could get photos together and separately. Yes we really are blessed!

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Mandy, Leonard and Gwen………………………… Happiness is ๐Ÿ™‚

Thank you Leonard, Sylvie, Sharon, Hattie and Charley for the memories.

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4 thoughts on “Special Mementos From Dublin 2013

  1. Sue Bailey says:

    Fabulous, Gwen – love your blog. Have looked at others but yours is the one I like best and most identify? with – not sure why – pure enthusiasm (like me) and unpretentious perhaps …

  2. Just “walking” through these pictures and am so moved that you got to experience so much of LC.

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