Funerals may never be the same again

This article was first published in the Standard. On April 25th, I wrote here about two old men who were building me a gazebo to pass the time as they could not sit still during the lockdown. Unfortunately, one of them, my 86-year-old grandfather passed away suddenly last Friday. Organising his send-off turned out to …

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Two elderly men who can’t sit still at home

“It could be worse,” said my grandfather. This article was first published in my Standard Column on Friday, April 17, 2020 This week, having spent the last few weeks with my wife, children, my mother and stepfather, it was decided that we must take on a project for my stepfather to do. The poor old …

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