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Saturday, 3 July 2021

The Red Balloon

 As a kid, my Mother took me to see this movie, and we had the book (a story set to stills from the movie) so when I saw this in the street on my dog walk, I felt it was a charming throwback to my childhood.

I was overcome with a wave of joy.

I could see no signs as to why it was there, and I was deeply disappointed that it didn't magically follow me as we went past (I did keep hopefully turning back to check, but that's another story).

Sometimes happiness is simply a memory triggered.

May you all find moments of happiness today.

Linking with #InspiremeMonday #KeithsRamblings  


11 comments:

  1. It's wonderful when simple things like a red balloon bring back happy memories. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  2. Oh yrs I agree and like Susie said it's usually the simolest things that trigger it heheh!

    Have a balloontastic week 👍

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  3. Oh I love happy flashbacks. This one was most fun.

    Thank you for joining the Awww Mondays Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous Awww Monday and week. ♥

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  4. Little things - a scent, a glimpse, a few word - can trigger a flood of happy memories!
    Thanks for sharing at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2021/07/a-favorite-place-to-visit.html

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  5. So true about happiness! Love to find little unexpected treasures!

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  6. So happy for you and your serendipitous encounter with joy!

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  7. What a sweet story. I love when memories are triggered, for me it is usually with a smell.

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  8. That must have been a very special momment.

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  9. It's so wise to take what joy we can from small things around us. A small happiness when we most have need of one is worth more than a thousand great happinesses heaped upon when we do not want them.
    Thanks for taking part in the "My Sunday Best" meme.

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  10. We all need to be thrown back (as it were) into our childhood at times. Charming little balloon!

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