Posts Tagged ‘family’

Dead Wrong

18Jul17

Spend any amount of time with my family and you’ll feel like you’re in a sitcom. I’ve just spent two weeks with them in the North West. Last week, I called my uncle Norman to set up lunch. On the phone he told me that my mother’s cousin, Agnes had died. I rang my mother […]


Mind Games.

30Aug15

I got a fright this week. About three weeks ago my dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. His brother’s got it and before they died, his two sisters had it. I’m worried that it might run in the family, so I got Julie to book me an appointment for me to see my doctor. Fast forward […]


Sound Idea.

06Jul15

I should get my mother to record a “director’s commentary”! That was the thought I had when I blogged about the home movies that my dad shot in the 60s and 70s. https://grahammack.wordpress.com/2015/06/07/eight-is-enough/ Most DVDs come with “special features” and “extras”, why not our old cine films? On Saturday I managed to get mum to […]


My mum has always said that if her house was on fire the only thing she’d run back in to get would be the home movies. Actually she didn’t call them “home movies” they were always called the “cine films”. Not long after my parents were married, their house was burgled and my father’s still […]