the book

Dad had found a Gideon Bible in the locker at the hospital and was reading it one afternoon when I arrived for visiting.   It was a pity the print was just too small for him.  He told me how important it was that he had a Bible he could read at home and said he … Continue reading the book


Over the years Dad has (mostly) been a quiet man.  I guess it’s no coincidence that, as a big John Wayne fan, his favourite film is of course The Quiet Man but that’s incidental.  At times I catch him deep in thought with a far away look and understand only too well the need to … Continue reading realisation