Here's a final flourish of photographs to remind everyone - as if a reminder were needed - of how important Hildie was to us truckshunters. And of how important we were to her.
Thanks to Vivienne for sending me the pictures.
In Mowbray Park, Sunderland, with Vivienne and Gerry
Artless pose in Mowbray Park
Less posed but just as artless
The Victoria Hall Memorial in Mowbray Park
With Ada at the Sage
And yet again
At The Biscuit Factory with Gerry, Paul, Ada, Vivienne and Sid