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Siblings in Old Age. Lil reflects on a lifetime of love, irritation and shared memories.

Thank goodness I’ve lived long enough to enjoy my brother. There were three of us and two (or was it twins?) who died at birth. Those two took up far too much emotional energy, particularly the latter who would have had an … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning. A trip to France by Lil

Easyjet have obviously consulted the best. For instance it is clear they consulted Giacometti for their seating arrangements.   Gone are the spaces for arms and legs and in their place the traveller has the experience of sharing their neighbour’s, which invariably … Continue reading

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Panic in a time of Snow. by Lil

Isn’t snow beautiful?   I had no idea it had arrived till I flung back the curtains, except there was no flinging, just a sleepy twitch of the curtain, and there it was. What I like best is the narrow white … Continue reading

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Care homes versus homes that care. Visiting her partner, Lil reflects on how much better it could be.

My toes are loved, they have been caressed and fondled, warmed and made to tingle.  They are the only parts that can fit in on the single bed allowed in the care home, where my partner lies. I went to visit … Continue reading

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Lil remembers the Aug bank holiday. A pre Christmas Laugh for those about to be overwhelmed.

Friday: Sam and I did what Sam and I like doing best, we went to an auction.   Sam learnt about lustre, what a button hook was and we argued about a dear littler cruet with wobbly parrots – No granny, they … Continue reading

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The First Wedding, memories of a lovely summer, by Bungalow Lil

The bride was nicely pregnant, not waddling yet but with a triumph bump just showing through the lovely dress borrowed from an aunt who had herself needed the cross straps that let out if necessary.   As the bride’s father pointed … Continue reading

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