The realm of forgetting — 2 Comments

  1. ‘In my heart you are remembered’

    I suppose that phrase applies to all of us. There are people I should contact and never quite get there, I still keep them close in my heart.

  2. Grannymar,

    An affection for one’s loved ones seems often to survive, presumably in the part of brain responsible for the long-term memory, long after most other awareness has gone.

    I should not like to be in the position of the character in the story. I knew a woman some years ago who was aware she had the onset of dementia, “Ian”, she said, “I have this terrible rippling in my head and I don’t know how I shall cope”.

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