Granny and Grandad
Sep23

Granny and Grandad

My Grandad died seven years ago today. He was a gentleman. A caring man, who loved his sport, loved walking, loved chatting to people. He was a new man half a century before new men were invented who did his bit round the house. Possibly he’s the reason the female line of his family has never been keen to tidy the kitchen! I wasn’t especially close to my Granny and Grandad. My mum and dad were from the generation that...

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Dead and buried
Sep21

Dead and buried

Death is scary, isn’t it? And a little bit hard to get your head round. Particularly if you are under 6. These are all from LG. Age 5 1/4: What will happen when all the people are dead? Age 5 1/4: Will the rat feel the bird pecking its bones? Me: No, because it’s dead. Age 5 1/4: What do you do when you die? Do you just stay there for a very long time and do your bones collapse? Age 5 1/4: When you’re 100 and you...

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