What’s Next?

Reading time: 5 mins

The last two weeks have been a whirlwind. The day of my parents 50th Anniversary – 30th of July – was when Dad fell ill and was taken to hospital with stomach pains. I visited him, the sole visitor that was allowed due to COVID restrictions, on the Friday, he was taken into the ICU…

Saying goodbye to Dad

Reading time: 3 mins

It was my Dad’s funeral this afternoon. It was a short service at a local crematorium, with only 18 attendees allowed, all of us sitting in socially distanced seats with our masks on. Surreal. That aside it was, as my Uncle Nigel said, a dignified service. The Rev Ian Miller led the way, and I…