Category Archives: Elderly parents

World *Boak* Day

World Book Day 2011 Getting ready for work and on the phone to my sister about finding a suitable home for our rapidly deteriorating father. ‘I can’t talk now,’ I sigh.  ‘You can never talk,’ says my sister, quite reasonably. … Continue reading

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A Life in Objects

C and I drove down to Broadstairs on Monday.  The sky was clear and blue with a hint of salt and it reminded me of my dad’s favorite food – fish.  As a boy in Balbriggan, he said the fishermen … Continue reading

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