Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Auntie Peggy.

Some of you may remember tales of auntie Peggy, telling of the humorous antics of a lovely old lady. Sadly she is about to leave this world. Her body is slowly failing and she now suffers heart failure. Even her imminent demise is not without it's humour. She had not wished to smoke her three rationed cigarettes a day for the last month as she preferred to stay in bed.However last week she managed somehow to find the strength to pull on a pair of trousers,leave her forth floor room, take the lift, then seek out staff and said 'I want a fag'. You may also recall that her alcohol consumption was hastily stopped about four months back because her liver function was deranged, and the Doctors orders were strictly no alcohol. I feel so sad as Auntie Peggy was to go to my son's home for Christmas and all she could think of and talk about regarding this visit was that she would be able to have her longed for'Famous Grouse'

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