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Two Funerals and a wondering

To be honest it’s been a few funerals,  but specifically I’m thrown off by axis by one of which was this week, the other from 1988. This week the funeral … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Families – the one with the recap #2

Anyways we crack on ….  There are many more things to tell If you remember we had an aunt Peggy  – it turns out that she was not a relation … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Unhappy Families – at least you can pick your friends – it continues.

I was all “Woe is me” recently, it’d been about 15 months since the mother died, and coming from a widely dispersed family settling the estate was proving a problem. … Continue reading

May 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Suicide and punishing the dead by punishing the living.

For you Te Ururoa Flavell it’s about punishing the dead by punishing the living, and in the end it makes not one blind bit of difference if you bury a person outside the gates, whether you mourn only for 1 day not 2 or 3, and if you deny the dead person the dignity of remembrance, in the end it’s about how you’ve let that person down by not caring enough to prevent their death.

And that Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell is the bottom line.

July 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Not beliving in…

Many things. I’m an atheist. I think I’ve always been one. It’s always been obvious to me that god isn’t watching from the sky. And he doesn’t talk to people. … Continue reading

July 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Losing your mother

Not like at the mall or anything, or in a carpark, but the death of a parent. In context I left the UK in 1987 and spent a goodly amount … Continue reading

June 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

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