Category Archives: Family

Selfish in my Grief.

Grief has no hard and fast rules, doesn’t play a time game, and even cheats you into a false sense of security over the years. You can’t match it or get the better of it, neither can you ignore it, … Continue reading

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It’s a Generation Thing.

I thought that with Mum gone, we were no longer a family of five living generations. My sister and two brothers now head the family of four generations. I can’t really include myself as I have no children. But as … Continue reading

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Mum’s Way

We all had to meet in the Club car park for 3 pm. We were a little early so went inside and Sis was putting the finishing touches to everything. She asked if I’d seen Mum and I mentioned the … Continue reading

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My Way

My appointment with the Funeral Home was at 11am, so we allowed ourselves two hours for the journey to enable us to stop and stretch our legs. It was all pretty much straightforward, and we arrived in plenty of time. … Continue reading

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Rabbits

Many years ago, it was rare to see rabbits along the roadside, or perhaps they were always there and my young eyes didn’t register their presence. Last night driving back from the hospital, we saw several and it warmed my … Continue reading

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Rant: 26th January

This country sucks. It bleeds us dry as we live and when we die, it bleeds us some more. Mum had been prudent in already paying for her funeral and selected the service and hymns she wanted. That side of … Continue reading

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Can’t sleep again

I had a bad night last night. We retired at the usual time, Maggie curled up on the bed as usual, we did some work on our laptops as usual, lights out just after 10. I couldn’t sleep and was … Continue reading

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