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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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Mum goes swimming

My mother was afraid of the water for most of her life. I think she had been dunked in the creek one too many times by her older brothers when she was young, and never really recovered. It was very … Continue reading

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Thinking of my mum

It was ten years this week since my mother died. I went up to Auburn, on the 18th, and had a really happy time with dad, and also spoke with all my siblings and with various other Auburn pals during … Continue reading

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Thinking about my mother…

It’s my birthday today, and I have had mum in mind all day, and the stories she told about my birth all those years ago now. It was winter, and she had an uncomfortable night before I was born, sitting … Continue reading

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