Monthly Archives: April 2012

Dementia? Perhaps death is the preferable alternative.

I visited my father today and after 10 minutes left him alone and returned to my car in the car park in floods of tears. A huge argument? A big family bust up? I think I would have preferred either, … Continue reading

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Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens had their usual Easter fun, but there is nothing ‘usual’ about the gardens.

When I first visited Abbotsbury Tropical Gardens, I felt like I was walking onto a film set, with a plantation house, unusual birds and exotic flora that you might expect to see in the tropics. The huge lush green fronds that hung loosely from the palm trees … Continue reading

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