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Dawn

It was Anzac Day today (or yesterday by the time this post gets up), a big day in the family calendar because of dad’s WW2 experiences and the yearly commemorations that have meant marches and dawn services for all of … Continue reading

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Reflections

I am in Auburn again this weekend, spending time with dad and thinking about mum, who died 12 years ago yesterday. I remember her last days so well. She was at home for all but the last two days, and … Continue reading

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Morning tea at Finniss Point

I’m in Auburn once again this weekend, spending time with dad. Today we had an invitation to visit one of the nurses who comes to help him shower – he has someone come in most days of the week, a … Continue reading

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Thanks Howard

It is a year this weekend since I became ill with what turned out to be meningococcal meningitis. I have had it in my mind for the past few days, thinking back to how ill I felt, and the bleakness … Continue reading

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Getting some z’s on Father’s Day

I went to Auburn today and did my usual thing of cooking for the fortnight for dad, and spending some time with him. We went for a walk later in the day, and did the chooks, and watched a bit … Continue reading

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Immensity and smallness

I have spent a good deal of the last two weeks in Auburn. Dad has been unwell and I have been there with him. He has had a few days in hospital, and even after he got home again, has … Continue reading

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