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Happy Birthday Mum

Mum would be 82 years old today, February 3rd. She comes to my mind most days but I’ll think about her more today, of course. In fact, I’ve thought a lot about our relationship a lot recently. A friend at … Continue reading

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Visiting Time

I took her┬ácousin and her oldest friend with me to see Mum this week. Pam, her cousin, is a few years older than Mum and so has known her for all of her 77 years. Carole, her friend, went to … Continue reading

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With a Little Help from my Friends

It’s half past five in the morning and I’m blogging. That’s a phrase which would never have crossed my keyboard a few years ago but I was woken by┬ámy two cats playing hide and seek with the bedroom door at … Continue reading

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This Day in History

Mum and Tom seemed relatively pleased to see me yesterday, in their own ways. Both were asleep when I arrived but unlike Tom, Mum didn’t respond to my greeting by stretching full-length and purring contentedly. That would have knocked me … Continue reading

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