Confronting the demons

My father was born in 1902 and lived until he was 82. In his later years he had a colour television and a telephone, and a transistor radio that did not need to be plugged in. That was the grand total of the electronic equipment in the house. He probably had a vague idea what a computer was but had never seen one. The internet hadn’t been invented … More Confronting the demons


When I was a child, I had piano lessons. I longed to be able to play Chopin and Mozart as beautifully as my grandmother could and was disappointed to find that there was an awful lot of practice of the basics, such as scales, before what  I was doing would become a thing of beauty … More Relationship