Monthly Archives: November 2015

Fading to black and white

I was asked yesterday about happy memories of times with Mum. It should be simple to respond. A question of what to leave out rather than what to include. And yet, it isn’t. The question confirmed what I’ve been aware of … Continue reading

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The Simplest Things

“Do I know you?” Mum’s peering look seemed to say when I called in last week. In her eyes, I could see her trying to work out whether the smiling face in front of her had any significance at all. That’s how … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad

Today, Monday 9th November, would have been my father’s 77th birthday. Seven years ago, on this day, we were looking back at Dad’s surprise 70th birthday party the previous evening. It was the last time we celebrated with him. It’s … Continue reading

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