Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hard week

I haven’t felt great, emotionally speaking, this week. I don’t know why. Life has gone on as it should: I’ve worked, relaxed, made time for family and friends, exercised regularly and eaten healthily. In short, everything that should make for … Continue reading

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My Father’s Wake, Part 4

A reading from his autobiography in his own voice (taken from a recording he did in his ‘Reading for the Blind’ volunteer work. Concluding with a selection of photographs from his life.

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My Father’s Wake, Part 3

My father’s friend talking still.

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My Father’s Wake part 2

This has his friend Eric Fisher, talking about him.

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My Father’s Wake Part 1

I really wouldn’t bother with this unless you know the family. There are four parts, which I will post separately. The first one has my brother and myself talking about my dad.

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My speech at my father’s wake

Good evening and welcome to all of you. I am so pleased that so many of you have come together to share a common purpose: that of celebrating my father’s life. I know some amongst our many friends were a … Continue reading

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It has been a hard week.

My birthday was on Monday. I specifically said to all my nearest and dearest that I didn’t want the day acknowledged, given that it was less than a month since my father died and I didn’t feel at all celebratory. … Continue reading

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