Happy birthday, happy people

Happy birthday, unknown lady who approached us exactly one year ago in Ljubljana, Slovenia, my birth town, asking us if we could hold up a letter printed on a sheet of paper so that she could take a photo of us, and all letters together in other photos taken that day would spell Happy Birthday.

I don’t remember either your name or your partner’s, but I know that you are from London and he is Italian and immediately started chatting in Italian with my amore. I know for certain that it was your birthday but now that I’m thinking about it it might have been of you both. That would make sense.

I love it that you, who were both so happy, saw the mirror of your happiness in us. I love it that you made amore grin like this.

Hopefully you found your way to Lolita sweetshop just down that road. If you haven’t, here is a little sweet treat.

Hopefully you are right now in another city, still as happy, doing that very same thing – collecting good wishes and spreading happiness.

Hopefully – even though I don’t know how – you will one day find your way to this post, and we will see ourselves in your photo as we were that day.

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19 thoughts on “Happy birthday, happy people

    1. Oh, Happy New Year to you too, Francesca. Good to see you around. Yes, this is my regular blog now. First I thought it would be my writing blog but I only posted 7 times in 7 months. But it’s not the first post this year either. Have a look at the bestia in the previous post. 😀

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    1. See, Badfish, that’s where we are similar. And I only know maybe two people like that: no matter how little hope there is to find it, if you don’t try it you won’t. Thank you for the smile of recognition. Let’s have a positive year.

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