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Saturday, January 13, 2007

Birthday blues

I'm going to London today to "celebrate" my brothers birthday. He would have been 30 today, had he not died at 25! All the siblings will be there, which isn't that common nowaday's as we're fairly spread out geographically. I'm not sure if it's a good idea or not, but it's something Sister S really wants to do, and perhaps it will be a useful ritual.

I am going by coach:-( Slow & uncomfortable, but cheap! We were all going to go up for the weekend, as Aggie knew my brother for 9 years too, and I would've liked his support there. The immediate family are having a meal this evening, so he was going to babysit with Sister S's boy-friend, but now they have split up, it seems an unecessary expense and effort to traipse us all across the country.

I'll be back tomorrow evening.

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  • At Thursday, January 18, 2007 10:19:00 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Obviously you always remember your brother, but sometimes it's good to do something official like this so that you're sharing it together the same way you'd share the experiences if he were still around. I really hope it goes well and that it's a good experience, if not exactly a happy one.


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