This is just a quick one to alert readers to a great new post from Susan Marie Ward over on her blog Staffordshirebred. It’s a lovely, touching and burningly honest piece of writing about her dad. The description of sitting with him and the shadows of mortality is touching and sobering by turns.

I make no apologies for banging on about this, but Susan’s writing on local history at the moment just overshadows everything else around. It’s beautiful, and long may it continue. I wish I was a tenth as good.

Please subscribe to Staffordshirebred; posts don’t appear with great frequency, but when they do, they’re worth waiting for.

Excellent stuff. My thanks to Susan.

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Click on the screenshot to visit the post on Susan’s blog.

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1 Response to Fathering

  1. I know that I’m an old school friend of Susan’s so may be a little biased but I concur with your comments. Her writing is beautiful and also haunting at times. There’s a book in there somewhere!

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