Monthly Archives: September 2009

14 September 2009: The First Birthday

When my mum was seriously ill in hospital in 2001 she mentioned that she wanted to visit Notre Dame. I told her I would take her, wondering if I would ever get the chance. As it happened I did. For … Continue reading

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The Long Goodbye

My mum died on 13 May 2009. It made me an orphan. My dad had died in 1979 when I was 10. I was sedated on the night he died (they thought it was for the best) and considered too … Continue reading

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