Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

MOTHER

In 2015, I wrote a post on this blog about my Dad (See FATHER, published 29th May 2015) and now, to complete a symmetry of sorts I present this tribute to my Mother. A celebration perhaps, but more an appreciation.

Mum left us too suddenly on 4th October 2019. In many ways it was as close to what she wanted for her journey through the veil as could be reasonably expected. Her passing has troubled me ever since. I feel as if I never had the opportunity to say goodbye, at least not with the understanding of it being the last time. No amount of rationalising can remove the feeling of not being with her at the end.

At this time I can only repeat much of what i shared at Mum's funeral service in St Kiaran's Church in Campbeltown.

"Farewell and God bless you Mum, Jackie, Auntie Jackie, Grandma, Great-Grandma, Darling, and when you've been particularly outrageous, 'Mother!' There are any number of other affectionate terms for Mum; because people loved her, and she lo…

Latest posts

TOO MUCH NEWS and NO JOHN HUMPHRYS

LAGOM KITCHEN and LOSING TOUCH WITH REALITY

HEAD-BUTTED BY A BEE

THE DEATH OF OBJECTIVITY?

PRESIDENT GUMP and THE DOG'S BREXIT

IF IT AIN'T BROKE DON'T BREXIT

MUD AND CANDLEWAX ON MY FESTIVE TROUSERS

GERT AND DAISY

BOOGIE-WOOGIE BUGLE BUG and THE CAT-PEE KA

LOST IN WEDDING WORLD