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Tales of My Granddad’s Magical ‘cello

My grandfather, Sydney Wright was a ‘cellist for 44 years with the Hallé Orchestra. This fact was a mantra of our household. The 44 years was so important I wondered if it had a magical significance. What was so particular about 44 years? It was a long time, but to children, all numbers above 10… Keep Reading

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My Father in the Land of Ghosts. What Remains after You Kick the Can?

I began to write sonnets or fourteen line poems about my father two years ago. It began by thinking about their arguments. They fought over many things. They were both, in their way, very moral but had different opinions about how lives should be led. I imagine that was what attracted them to each other.… Keep Reading

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