Cross Channel

Blitz memories

Apr 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Cross Channel

My grandfather was a gentle and dapper man who died from cancer at the age of 65. In memory, he is sat in his fireside chair sorting through the stamp collection he had built up over the years, or he is in his garden tending chrysanthemums, or working in his greenhouse, or weeding the rows of vegetables. He was quiet, very softly spoken, it would have been hard to imagine he had ever raised his voice. He would have been uneasy in our current age of nostalgia for he never told stories from …