I guess I’m writing this for a few reasons. One is to remember what this all felt like. The same reason I document a lot of passing moments. Another is to remember a most incredible woman. Few times in a persons life are as heart breaking as the death of a loved one. This was a good death though. While sat at my Grandmothers bedside and in the many years leading up to her last breath, we had … [Read more...] about Ofelia Matilde Battaglia. Nonna.
After moving house I now find myself surrounded by boxes that had recently been stashed away in an attic. In one box was a BSAF 90 minute cassette tape. The label had only one word.. 'Granddad'. I had the feint recollection of recording my Granddad singing but wasn't sure. So this week I bought a Walkman from eBay for £9 and have just been taken back in time. My Grandfather died on the 14th of … [Read more...] about Theodor Podolski 1912 ~ 2003