Monthly Archives: March 2014

I love you Mum

I’m off on my holidays at the weekend so I won’t see Mum for a couple of weeks. I told her all about it today but I suspect it meant nothing to her. This from someone who always wanted to … Continue reading

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And the winner is…….

I think it was in the spring of 1975. I do remember it was the same day as a serious accident on the London underground but for me, tragic though that obviously was, the most memorable thing about the day … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday R

My niece reaches the grand old age of 21 tomorrow. Cue misty-eyed memories of visiting her in hospital on the day she was born, and holding her for the first time; of singing to her to help her sleep (that … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Memories

Not for the first time this week, I’ve found myself what it would be like to be deprived of memories. I used to run a recruitment exercise for charity volunteers in which would-be recruits had to imagine what it would … Continue reading

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