Motherhood

The popular TV series Westworld had an episode in which a character mouths this philosophical observation, “You live for as long as someone remembers you”. There are many people who came into my life and having lived their lives, moved on.  Some of them still live on … they come alive instantly when I think …

“Key Man”

Just when everyone has gone into isolation I am emerging from self-imposed hibernation to write this piece. A week or so before the closure of schools due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there was high drama in our daughter’s household.  Their soon-to-be-six (going-on-sixteen) daughter got back from school one afternoon and excitedly told her parents and …

Au revoir

It was four years ago that I posted my first blog.  At the time, a friend warned me that unless I had enough material for 52 weeks, I should not proceed.  He said that most people start off enthusiastically, only to fizzle out after a few weeks and suggested that I consider a more realistic …