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Short Story: The Prank

My uncle had always been that uncomfortable combination of meticulous planner and prankster, so perhaps I shouldn’t have been surprised to hear that his funeral arrangements had already been set in motion and paid for years ago, but that we … Continue reading

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A Eulogy For Eddie

We’re finally home again after burying Lady M’s father. It has been exhausting, and we’re still on a rollercoaster as we try to sort out his estate. I was asked to speak for the family at the funeral – to … Continue reading

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New Week, More Of The Same

I’d love for this not to be a depressing blog, but it’s been a crap month – January having almost become the Monday of Months (to paraphrase one of the baristas at the local coffee house). After a brief battle … Continue reading

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Home for the Weekend

We’re still sorting things out, but between prior commitments and exhaustion we’ve taken the weekend for ourselves so that we can recharge our batteries a little. There’s not a lot else to say really – just thank you to everyone … Continue reading

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A Few Cost Comparisons

Now things are becoming clearer, we’re starting to try and make travel arrangements for the funeral – and I’ve spent most of this afternoon costing up different modes of travel between London and Middlesborough. The candidates so far are; flight, … Continue reading

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