Month: <span>June 2024</span>

It’s Not An Easy Story To Hear

July 16, 2024 3 Comments

23 June 2024 Photos our own – from 2008 when Julia was four. I was in my kitchen at home, and a young man was stood on a chair, reaching up above the cupboards, presumably to fix something. One of the lightbulbs is forever blowing – it’s true. I didn’t know the young man, but […]

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Tears in Montpellier Railway Station

July 16, 2024 2 Comments

16 June 2024 Photo by Andrik Langfield on Unsplash I am in Montpellier St Roch railway station. As in many French train stations, there’s a piano for travellers to while away their wait, and play on a while. I never know whether it’s the pianist or listeners who most benefit. I love it. I’ve never […]

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Moving home – and knowing it’s your last time

July 16, 2024 1 Comment

Main image by Mantas Hesthaven on Unsplash 1 June 2024 I just said goodbye – or at least “au revoir” – to my neighbour. Let’s call her Marie. She is 82, and starting to decline cognitively, and to a lesser degree, physically. Her three daughters, who all live fairly close by, have been very hands-on […]

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