Death at our shoulder

Death seems to be having a feeding frenzy this year.  David Bowie, Caroline Aherne, Alan Rickman, Muhammad Ali, Prince, Victoria Lane, Ronnie Corbett, Paul Daniels and Terry Wogan to name some.  These are the people and names I grew up with.  My mum loved Terry Wogan and he was the breakfast time voice, after Jimmy … Read more


Paris

Paris.

I feel so ill qualified to speak.

I’m not there but I know people who are.  It could have been our sons, our daughters in that concert, that football stadium, those bars.  They were someone’s sons and daughters, someone’s, mums, dads, friends.  And so were the killers.

How much hate has there got to … Read more


Death, dying and the family

Before I left for Greece, I went out for a walk today with Lyn from the village and we talked about death and dying…and laughed a lot.

Which for some people might seem weird.

Lyn’s sister Jane died of breast cancer 8 years when only in her 30s and now her mum’s been told that … Read more


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