Goodbye, farewell …

Goodbye, farewell …

Tim here – you’ll know me as David’s friend, carer and blogmaster: On 8th December 2021 at 12.20 (CET) David took his last breath and was pronounced dead by the staff at Dignitas.  It was always his wish to have full control over the last moments of...
Journey’s End

Journey’s End

It’s come full circle. Read the first blog post, “A funny thing happened” of April 1 last year. Last night, 256 blog posts later, I made the same taxi trip. Yes, I’m in Zurich. Arrived last night with Tim, to whom full tribute for his great help in so many things,...
Tough Discipline, final ….

Tough Discipline, final ….

And finally, back to my own school days, my state grammar school, quite new.  I was there for six years from the age of 12.  It was well run, and in my memory there wasn’t much indiscipline.  Some things you never forget however. At the end of lessons one day, those...
Media surprise …

Media surprise …

Friends, this was unexpected. In the last couple of weeks Ellie, at Dignity in Dying, has been talking to me about using my ‘story’ in their ongoing campaign. You might know that on Wednesday their Chair, Baroness Meacher, introduced an Assisted Dying Bill in the...
Cultural Storytelling – Dear David

Cultural Storytelling – Dear David

I’m not having a rest!  We’ve just done a rehearsal for the Zoom Talk next Sunday.  When that’s over we intend to keep a recording of it available on the blog.  The Zoom recording of Sunday 14th March’s ‘Cultural Storytelling – Dear...