Tag Archives: Dad’s Drawers

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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Dad’s Drawers 8: Overarching Metaphors and the Car Park That Was Too Short

Rules and authority were not things that my dad took much notice of.  He had a view that nothing should be accepted without question.  I’m not talking about the type of authority which keeps our country from becoming a lawless … Continue reading

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Dad’s Drawers Part Three – The Fat Nude and the sea of bubble wrap

The Fat Nude (with the uneven knees) ….. and, how I ended up in Christie’s Auction House surrounded by a sea of bubble wrap, with a fit of the giggles. The Fat Nude (my title, not the artist’s) is a … Continue reading

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