Counting Memories For Later

My last note suggested we should say thank-you to people that had made a difference in our lives – but quite without thinking, as is my nature, I overlooked opportunities that had fully gone in our lifetime, were even a much belated thanks was impossible to say. The veil of death coldly separating us. If…

Making Sure They Know

A few years ago my Nanna was in hospital, nothing serious, but decided during a visit to tell her just how incredible I thought she was. As a child she’d assumed the role of mother for me and my brothers during a trying time for my parents. And of course as a child I wasn’t…

Trolling

Four years ago a local man drank a bottle of vodka in seconds before falling asleep never to wake again. He was a young man with a family who’d paid the ultimate price for a foolish drunken act. However the readership of the newspaper, sitting sober at their keyboards posted their judgment that such behavior…