As Jessie Dowson celebrates her 100th birthday she recounts the wonderful love story she shared with her husband Gordon after they met at an Amble dance, but a misunderstanding meant that she thought her romance was doomed until a chance meeting gave her back the love of her life.
Today was a very special occasion for Jessie Dowson as she celebrated her 100th birthday at East Riding Care Home in Morpeth where she has been a resident for the past three years.
Jessie is also well known in Longhorsley where she lived for 27 years.
Her memory is as sharp as ever and in this heart-warming video we hear how she met the love of her life Gordon at a Saturday night hop in Amble, but after being impressed with their first encounter a misunderstanding meant that romance between the two of them appeared to be over.
Thankfully fate stepped in and reunited them.