GOODBYE AND HELLO.

A time for reflection about life and death as well as looking forward to enjoying new beginnings.

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I said goodbye to my father a few weeks ago at the very end of January, 2015. He didn’t speak to me as he was concentrating so much on his breathing but after I had finished, he moved his hand which I took as a sign that he had heard me. My sister and I had just been told that our dad was dying, so it was a sad and sombre last meeting. The phone-call came in the middle of the night telling us that dad had passed away. He was a couple of months beyond 91. Up to the last 2 years he had been in pretty good health. He had a long, good life. I know he was ready for the end when it came. Dad was a lifelong chapel goer and as my cousin put it :”He died in Christian hope.”
Despite his Christian beliefs, dad was…

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t rex

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cup in black and white

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view of the baltic across the millennium bridge

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other side of the bridge looking towards Newcastle

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view from hill next to The Sage

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Newcastle and the Tyne Bridge

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the Sage roof

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