Five thousand different cheeses

Some heavy eating and light reading. Have a taste It’s July 31st and today is the Nantwich Show which follows the International Cheese Awards. Yesterday this quiet little corner of Cheshire hosted the world’s largest cheese show, with 5,500 entries vying for awards. Today the cheese marquee is open to the public. The rest of…

Families fractured by grief: differences and difficulties

(This is a post about family conflicts following bereavement, a topic that frequently comes up with people I meet.) Our individuality is expressed in our relationships We are all so many people, aren’t we? Simultaneously perhaps a brother/sister, son/daughter, spouse, cousin, nephew/niece, aunt/uncle, grandparent/grandchild, friend/colleague, etc., etc. We have our professional side and we have…