Category Archives: dads

The Heirloom Whistle and The Turquoise Thread of Nightmares – Dad’s Drawers Episode 14

Most people have a box or album of photographs somewhere and that is likely to be the first port of call for most people wanting to rekindle a memory.  What I have now realised is that photographs really only play a small part in … Continue reading

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Death by Dementia and Teeth (Dad’s Drawers Part 12)

My Dad died when he was 91, but lived until he was 92. Nobody would describe those last few months as life. On his 90th birthday, with family gathered around, dad joked that he would have looked after himself better, … Continue reading

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