Monthly Archives: November 2014

Early Morning Musings

Lying in bed this morning, wondering whether I should concede defeat in the unequal contest with sleep or try to focus on my flittering thoughts, I found myself back at the family home. Visiting from London, I’d sometimes stay an extra night with … Continue reading

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Labels

Labels…. Clothing labels, designer labels, barcodes in the supermarket, labels are everywhere. We love to attach labels to things…and people. When Mum first went into her care home, we were asked to label every item of clothing. Purely practical, of … Continue reading

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Down Memory Lane

I read an article in one of the Sunday newspapers about the positive impact nostalgia can play in people’s mental well-being. I’ve been told I’m too nostalgic a person, too prone to dwell on memories. I’ve never seen anything wrong … Continue reading

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How’s Your Mum?

It’s a question I’m asked a lot. The latest enquiry came from my dental hygienist who never fails to ask after Mum when I visit for my three-monthly scraping. Depending on the timing of the question, I can’t always answer … Continue reading

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