Month: August 2009

August 31, 2009

I am back home again in Market Deeping, having been away since the beginning of June, apart from a few flying visits to take care of things. I arrived back Saturday night, but haven’t really done that much – unpacking my clothes, and sorting them…

August 27, 2009

Mum’s service was today, at South Essex  Crematoriums, in Corbet’s Tey. The service went well, we had a lady minister called Lesley, who had come round to see us the previous Sunday, and talked to us about mum. She turned our notes and what we…

August 22, 2009

Many thanks to the folk who I dined with last night, for introducing me to The Crispy Duck, where we enjoyed… Crispy Duck, and lots of it. It was just the kind of evening I needed, and the Haagan Dazs to follow was the cherry…

August 15, 2009

I’ve made a couple of passing comments about mum being in hospital, but haven’t gone into details, until now. Mum was quite a private person, and didn’t like a fuss being made about her.

Unfortunately, she died in the early hours of Friday morning. We are now telling friends and relatives more about what happened, so I thought it appropriate to post here, for those of you in the filk community who had met her at conventions, and knew her.

August 8, 2009

Another brief trip home, and was pleased to see that the garden – while terribly overgrown (a problem for another day) is still producing veg. I picked another box of sugar snap peas (now too fat to be used as sugar snap, really, but fine…