My 85th Birthday Lunch.
I am typing this letter as I fear my aged handwriting would appear illegible! I had invited to lunch old friends, relatives, and new friends that my wife and I have made since moving to Hampton Wick two years ago.
From the moment guests arrived, the sunshine and the warmth of your reception, initiated the ease with which everyone met. Our guests were all enthusiastic about their delicious meal and excellent wine as well as their pleasure in meeting each other.
Favourable comments on the wine were particularly relevant as my brother-in-law- a retired lawyer – is now a well-known author on wines.
My wife and I are most grateful for making an important – to me – occasion so happy with such excellent service and food. Thank you all – those whom we saw and those behind closed doors – for all that you did.