Musings on ageing and death

Sadly, it is a sign of our age.  Two friends in a month have lost mothers. Those of us in our 40s and 50s are afflicted most by this passing of our parents from natural, age-related causes. If we live long enough, we will probably get some life-threatening disease. I wonder sometimes how long we…

Lucky cat

Corky died on 25 March 07. He was a great cat, probably the best we’ll ever have. Big, slow and with a beautiful face. He was a leaner. His size did not lend itself to lap sitting, but he loved to lie on his side with his head pressing up against a person’s leg or…