Category Archives: death

Spring Resolutions

  I don’t make New Year Resolutions. Of course, I used to, back in the days when I was innocent and naive enough to believe that I would keep them. When the world was a much simpler place and everything … Continue reading

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No More Goodbyes

  This was a ten minute writing exercise, so don’t expect Shakespeare …….   NO MORE GOODBYES He stood inside the church …….. the vast coolness of the building making  him shiver slightly. His friend stood beside him and,  noticing the … Continue reading

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Broken Glass

    I don’t listen to  ‘The Archers’ ….in fact I don’t follow any soap.  However, one can hardly ignore the furore that has been caused by the ‘Domestic abuse’ storyline.  I mean, the trial verdict was even reported on … Continue reading

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Piper Alpha …….. Another Year Passes

  Wednesday the 6th of July is a significant date in our family.  It is the anniversary of the Piper Alpha Disaster. Many of you already know about my family’s experience of this tragic event and so you may wish … Continue reading

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MUM ………. Day 19 of 100

MUM …. 7th JAN 1927 – 27th APRIL 2014            

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