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It’s a New Age for old age

I can remember when I first witnessed¬†‘old age’; it’s not up there with my other ‘firsts’ including first kiss (that was pretty disgusting & put me off the whole thing for a long time) or first time on a plane, … Continue reading

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‘First one in last one out’ or is it ‘last one in first one out’? Does the brain decide what has priority?

Can you remember your first words, thoughts, likes, dislikes? Of course you can’t because the chances are you were less then three years old and for most adults, childhood memories start from when you are around 7 years old. So … Continue reading

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They think it’s all over, well it is now…. but does it have to be?

Is the crescendo to Christmas getting ever louder with each passing year or is it just that as we age from childhood to adulthood, like the latest Pop music, events that have an element of excitement become less tolerable and … Continue reading

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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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My memories of my grandfather are happy and enduring but will it be the same for my father?

I adored my grandfather, it helped being his favourite grandchild but all the same, my memories of him are happy ones and I often find myself smiling when I do something that has a link to the time I spent … Continue reading

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