More about Aunts

I started telling you about my Mother’s family and shared the photo of her with her sisters when young. So there’s a bit more to tell. We knew that my mother had a twin, who was non-identical and much taller than her. Other than that, we knew very little...

Time to talk about Aunts

Prompted by a cousin’s feedback on the grape hyacinths newsletter, asking for more on my mother, I thought it must be time for another family chapter. If you’re a Wodehouse fan like me, you’ll know that Bertie Wooster has two Aunts. One, Aunt Agatha,...

Chapter 3 – learning to read

I mentioned school in an earlier blog, and thought I might tell you about how I learned to read. My brother is a little bit older than me and one day, when I was 3 years old, he sat me down and allegedly said “I’d better teach you to read, because once you...