The Days After

Thanks once again to The Big Issue Australia, this time for running a piece that I thought had well and truly slipped away. The story, about my mother’s funeral in 1993, is called The Days After.

It is in edition 660, published 29 April 2022.

Available from street vendors or online.

…A seeming stranger read the eulogy, turning over the stapled pages of Mum’s life story. The stranger was a long-time friend of my parents but I couldn’t place him. You can never know your parents as well as they know you…

Note: loyal readers of this little blog may have read a version of the story here late last year.

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