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More Vignettes of Yvette at Vi: a love story of a husband for his wife
More Vignettes of Yvette at Vi: a love story of a husband for his wife
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5.0 out of 5 stars `When Yvette is smiling and laughing - and that's often enough - she is exceptional', May 30, 2015
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California author John Gurley has an impressive career. He has taught economics at both Princeton University and Stanford University and researched economics at Brookings Institution in Washington, DC with is wife Yvette - a lead in for the writing of this book. John is now 94 years old and he and Yvette moved to a retirement home near Stanford University where John is in independent living and Yvette lived in a memory support unit - a major unit called Vi at Palo Alto - on the corner of the campus of Stanford University. John's MORE VIGNETTES OF YVETTE AT VI is the second book in a set of four - a continuing love story of a man for his wife. It is also an introduction to some and a memory tag for others of the descent into dementia and few authors have been able to relate the emotional aspects of this state as tenderly and yet realistically as John Gurley.

In this second volume John offers in his introduction, I am now offering More Vignettes of Yvette at Vi which I hope will add to an understanding of how to make life more interesting, enjoyable, meaningful and even healthful for dementia sufferers. It doesn't have to be downhill all the way for these victims of Alzheimer's disease.'

In this volume John shares some of his own past history - service in the military after the bombing of Pearl Harbor as a cryptographer only to err in a question about Stalin and the Soviet Union and be reduced to a clerk with the possibility of transfer to different locations, but he remained close to Sacramento where he met Yvette Magagnosc and married her. Jump forward the couple's retirement at Vi at Palo Alto and John's gradually taking over all the housekeeping chores as the early stages of dementia descended, frequently stating `I want to go home' - meaning their previous home of 44 years Yvette helped design or as John phrases it, a home of unknown etiology - just an escape from the Memory Support Center.
Other vignettes include Yvette's gradual ceasing of verbal communication, mobility, falls, and her dependence on a wheelchair, and with her aide Carmen's urging assistance, making progress to do the maximum, and the uses of questions to encourage Yvette's ability to talk again, moving through the maze of sleep time, the encouragement of fine movements with her hands (holding the 'burrito'), finding friends among the Spanish speaking sanitation workers at the mall (due in part to Carmen's being bilingual), Yvette's `friends' who received a gracious hello seen when the friend was a complete stranger, telling stories about Yvette's past life as memory joggers, bathroom dramas, Sunday lunches at Neiman Marcus where John and Carmen as for Yvette's lunches to be puréed, the importance of maintaining Yvette's physical appearance - hair, makeup, clothing - to her self esteem, her ability to relate to infants introduced by visitors of the Memory Support, and a wonderful 69th wedding anniversary Party - a party Yvette was able to enjoy because she was off prescribed tranquilizers and thus more alert and able to enjoy the friends who were party guests, and altering Yvette's drably furnished room with color and paintings.

John ends this volume with his secret that he talks to Yvette when he is alone in his own apartment at night - `It keeps me going. It's the craziness of it all that keeps me sane.' Such tenderness in writing is so rare and so honest and teaches us all the supportive manner in which to approach the demented friends or family. Grady Harp, May 15


The Solitaire Diaries
The Solitaire Diaries
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5.0 out of 5 stars `I was practically the Tiffany's black market, as I made jewelry pieces upon request', May 30, 2015
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US born Chiara Kelly lives and writes in Seoul, South Korea. She earned a Bachelor's degree in social science form Campbell University in North Carolina and a Master's degree in criminal justice form Boston University. Chiara served in the United States Marine Corps from 2001 to 2005 as a tactical data network administrator with the 8th Communication Battalion in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Which provided the background for her debut novel THE LADY LEATHERNECKS, a realistic portrayal on the unique plight of women Marines. She is now a freelance writer and editor in Seoul, South Korea, where she lives with her husband and three sons.

Chiara has that gift to present a Prologue that so fully establishes her characters and sets the tone of the coming story that not immediately proceeding to the end of the book is not a choice. Her flow of language is excellent and her dialogue well crafter and she manages to create sidebars of interest (diamonds in this case) that educate as well as entertain the reader. She ties in her won experiences in subtle ways that enhance the credibility of the tale. Her main character, Cay Vitale, learns her trade of gemologist while her early-marriage husband Clint is stationed in Seoul - the site of the Gemology Institute of America campus. She suggests this as an important issue in the Prologue: `Diamonds had stories, didn't they? Diamonds were brilliant, valuable, costly and virtually indestructible by anything other than their own kind-- save for that menacing steel hammer that cleaved raw stones, including diamonds, into multiple gems. Did these qualities perhaps personify the fortunate recipients of them? Those two-carat plus ideal cut rocks which graced the fingers of worthy ladies came from dust in the ground, did they not?' And the `facets' of the plot begin to unwind.

The brief synopsis is concise: When Tiffany's gemologist Cay Vitale marries in court to do right by her unborn child, she does so without a diamond ring and winds up internally devastated. To ensure it would not happen again decades later, she carves out of raw grit three two-carat solitaires for her three sons to give to their future soul mates. As Cay's skilled obsession with diamonds eventually takes its toll on her marriage to her Marine Master Sergeant husband Clinton, her sons Clive, Chris and Coby grow increasingly torn on whether to classify their mother's ultimate gift as a blessing or a burden. In the end, all involved must determine what really lasts forever: love or diamonds.'

Terrific idea for a story and a very well written one at that. Look to see more form this young author - she has style! Grady Harp, May 15


The Prince and I: The Royal Biography Cozy Mystery Series
The Prince and I: The Royal Biography Cozy Mystery Series
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5.0 out of 5 stars `You're not supposed to show the King or Queen the back of your body', May 30, 2015
Colorado author Julie Sarff has two series of books under her belt - four in the SWEET DELICIOUS MADNESS COZY SERIES and now two in her new THE MINECRAFT QUEST SERIES - and now she introduces a new series THE ROYAL BIOGRAPHY COZY MYSTERY SERIES. Her training - an MS in math and economics from the Colorado School of Mines, which resulted in her working on the Titan program for Lockheed Martin. But Judy looks for the fun in life, spent some years living in Italy, soaking up history and the Italian joy of living. The first series of books is a direct reflection of that experience. And it is most likely that time in Italy set the computer table for this new series.

As we have come to expect from Julie this book carries on the style that is stamping her as a rising star in young adult literature - a keen sense of intrigue, with mystery, humor and a very clever say with words. Meg, biographer Trudy Rue's editor at Schnellngs Publishing House, is offering an assignment and happens to mention Trudy's ex, Sean, in glowing terms, and it is here that we find a flavor of Trudy that sets her character: `"I mean he's the salt of the earth, that guy." A salt-encrusted slug? Where did that come from? It came from my insomnia problems, and the seventh generation Ambien which appears to kill my short-term memory, and also this champagne, which is so rich and creamy.' Until later she enters Sean's office - `Sean is face down on the desk with a pool of his own blood swirling about.' And that is just chapter 1! As the synopsis states, `When Trudy Rue is assigned the royal biography of the Prince of Wales after her ex is murdered, Trudy is faced with a number of problems. Firstly, she doesn't know anything about the modern royal family and has no time to prepare, and secondly, she is named a person of interest in the death of her ex. Under enormous pressure, she goes about her day, trying to do her job and becoming more and more enchanted with the subject of her study. When the Prince gives her a private tour of Holyroodhouse, she decides she is definitely smitten. There is no time for romance, however, as Trudy begins to uncover the dark secrets of her ex's past, and the numerous people who might have wanted him dead.'

At the end of the book Julie offers some recipes (quite easy and good, actually): Trudy's Mother's Vegetable Frittata, Curry so Easy Even a Historian Can Make It, Slow Cooker Aloo Gobi, and Trudy's Leek Soup. A tasty finish to a tasty book - another winner from Julie Sarff. Grady Harp, May 15


Children's Books: The Good Manners of Cats: (Fun rhyming children's poetry book, animals, values, kids bedtime story).
Children's Books: The Good Manners of Cats: (Fun rhyming children's poetry book, animals, values, kids bedtime story).
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5.0 out of 5 stars `Into the dining hall, not to be late, they're seated in time to eat dinner at eight.', May 30, 2015
Francis Keene is a rather new face on the children's books landscape and a very welcome one at that. Having just read SING WITH ME as an introduction - a book of poems with excellent illustrations, it is interesting to see that the magic in that book is carried through into this book, THE GOOD MANNERS OF CATS with superb illustrations by Abira Das! The book is written for the age group 2 - 10 years.

The rhyming couplets are bound together in the story of a grand Victorian lady who lives in a castle with 400 rooms who prepares stew for a household of 900 cats and their kittens. `You might think serving 900 cats is a feat, but surprised you would be when they sit down to eat...The silverware is set and napkins laid apart, and the table is where all good manners must start..."Please pass me the pepper," said respectfully, 'twould seem. "Please pass me the saucer to drink all my cream."... And the Victorian woman sighs contentedly this eve, for once again all was order, as the cats took their leave.'

The story is charming, full of imagination and subtle hints to children about table manners and courtesy. Beautifully illustrated this is another fine book by a rising children's book writer! Grady Harp, May 15


Vignettes of Yvette at Vi: A Love Story of a Husband for His Wife
Vignettes of Yvette at Vi: A Love Story of a Husband for His Wife
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars `When she sees me, she usually smiles. I love those smiles, but I don't count them as definitive', May 30, 2015
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California author John Gurley has an impressive career. He has taught economics at both Princeton University and Stanford University and researched economics at Brookings Institution in Washington, DC with is wife Yvette - a lead in for the writing of this book. John is now 94 years old and he and Yvette moved to a retirement home near Stanford University where John is in independent living and Yvette lived in a memory support unit - a major unit called Vi at Palo Alto - on the corner of the campus of Stanford University. John's VIGNETTES OF YVETTE AT VI is the first book in a set of four - a love story of a man for his wife. It is also an introduction to some and a memory tag for others of the descent into dementia and few authors have been able to relate the emotional aspects of this state as tenderly and yet realistically as John Gurley. He opens his book with the following: `Two weeks after our 67th wedding anniversary, on a morning in early April, 2012, two nurses came to our apartment and took my wife, Yvette, away. For the past four or five years, Yvette had been steadily slipping away from me, on her own, as she was being drawn into the tentacles of dementia. I knew that the two nurses were coming, of course, for I had arranged it. But, when they led her out of the door of our apartment, and Yvette turned her head to look back at me, with a puzzled and then a frightened look, I told her that everything would be fine, blew her a kiss, closed the door -- and then I cried my heart out. I collapsed -- yes, a 92-year-old weakling collapsed, but a weakling still head over heels in love.'

What follows is a series of memories of John's daily walks with Yvette in the garden of the Memory Support unit where she was confined. He tenderly describes her decline and her continual plea to take her home with him, but he also takes the time to discuss the disease of dementia. `Dementia is not entirely mental deterioration. It is equally physical, too. Yvette's brain was no longer giving her adequate instructions on how to walk. Then her brain shut down instructions on how to hold and handle utensils while eating. Her speech was less distinct. Even swallowing food properly requires clear commands from the brain. During the past year, I would say that Yvette has held her own mentally, but physically she has gone downhill.'

John also introduces the private duty aide, Carmen Galindo, who had been born in Buenos Aires, had come to this country as a university graduate student, and, after the passing of one of John and Yvette's friends at Vi, became Yvette's aide as her dementia required: John calls her his adopted granddaughter. He also regrets the fact that Yvette's friends became distant as her disease progressed - a fact that adds to the sense of alienation. He discusses the importance of appearance (Carmen took Yvette to the beauty salon and they dressed her is colorful clothes and she drew admiration for her beauty), retaining her love of opera and classical music in both recordings and videos and iPad, and how John (with Carmen) refuse to accept the opinion of the physicians to simply be supportive in their care and instead the two of them kept Yvette active with trips to the mall, exercise, etc - never giving in to the `comfortable advice' status of care suggested by the physicians.

This is a radiant book of memories and expression of Love between a man and his wife in the face of the gradual diminution of presence in this world - a testimony to the power of spousal support and enduring love. Highly recommended. Grady Harp, May 15


Creating Joy and Meaning for the Dementia Patient: A Caregiver's Guide to Connection and Hope
Creating Joy and Meaning for the Dementia Patient: A Caregiver's Guide to Connection and Hope
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5.0 out of 5 stars `A quiet gentle soul seated in a Geri-Chair who seldom speaks, preferring instead to sit and hum soft impromptus.', May 29, 2015
Virginia author Ronda Parsons has pursued a career in sales management and sales training. When her mother-in-law Nan was diagnosed with dementia, Ronda became her caregiver, at first frustrated with the idiosyncrasies of advancing dementia and gradually finding a path into those moment of lucidity and finding ways to make the last years of Nan happy ones. The ways in which she accomplished this, often by trial and error, Ronda shares with us in this radiantly beautiful book - a book that should be in the library of every household, awaiting the time (likely inevitable) when a family member may be struck with this disease.

As the very reality oriented Ronda states in her introduction, `This is not a technical manual about dementia and Alzheimer's disease. I'll leave the neurological changes and drug therapies to the experts. No, this is a book about the person that still lives inside each dementia patient and specific activities that allow them to once again experience the beauty of being alive. To give this gift to someone you love is a blessing beyond words and a joy indescribable.'

It is the sharing method Ronda employs that makes this beautifully written book so generously helpful for all of us who may be one day either the patient or the caregiver. She explains dementia in words that the lay person understands, talks us through the process of the disease, and in doing so makes us more sensitive to the techniques of providing a life of hope and happiness for the dementia patient. `Like most dementia suffers, Nan's behavioral and mental changes seemed to progress in fits and starts. She had periods when her symptoms would advance in a whirl of acceleration and then they would level off for a few months, or as in one instance, a year. Then her disease would resurface and she would go through another period of decline followed by a period of calm equilibrium. This up-and-down pattern continues even to this day, although the peaks and valleys are not as extreme as they once were. Helplessly watching someone you love slowly change and slip away is unfathomably sad and frightening. Each new symptom is like a punch in the stomach. The slowness of it only adds to your agony and increases your fear of what the future holds. Fear is an odd and deceptive emotion, a chameleon of sorts. One minute it can appear as anger; the next, as frustration. It has a negative impact on our behavior and feelings. When fighting dementia, fear often outruns our patience and taints our common sense, leaving us to march in futile circles around the same mountain again and again. Fear stifles our compassion and constructs insurmountable walls against the truth. Fear clouds our vision, leaving us to search in the dark for answers that were in front of us all along.'

Yes, she does provide considerable information from her own research with the National Alzheimer's Association - the signs and symptoms of onset, the management of those symptoms, employing the Kübler-Ross Stages of Grief, and the use of our own insight in identifying with the steps down the staircase of mental deterioration. But it is the crowning achievement of this book that shares how Ronda grew into the interstices of Nan's lucid moments an assured her presence in those moments was happy. Reading this book is not only a joy, it is profoundly inspirational and educational. Highly Recommended. Grady Harp, May 15


UNLIMITED SUCCESS - The Most Powerful Success Habits to Change Your Life Now: You Have the Key to Your Own Success - The No-Luck-Required Guide on How ... Now (motivational books series Book 3)
UNLIMITED SUCCESS - The Most Powerful Success Habits to Change Your Life Now: You Have the Key to Your Own Success - The No-Luck-Required Guide on How ... Now (motivational books series Book 3)
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4.0 out of 5 stars `The best way to predict the future is to create it.', May 29, 2015
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Author Frank Mullani strongly believes in creating our own opportunities through the power of positive thinking and persistence. His goal is to transmit his encouraging way of thinking to as many people as possible through his books. He believes that everyone deserves success and that we humans are capable of attaining everything we want in life by applying the magic of positive thinking, the right habits, a strong motivation and persistence. His is the third motivation book he has written to date.

Frank addresses the reader with passion and the manner in which he shares his success habits is inspiring. He divides his book into the following chapters: Unlimited Success and Why You Need This Book, The Secret for Unlimited Success, How to Discover All Your Potential, Where is Your True Passion?, The Most Powerful Success Habits to Achieve Unlimited Success Now, How to Defeat Our Mental Blocks and Defeat our Fears, Is there Such Thing as Luck to Succeed?, How to Acquire and Develop the Sense of Initiative for Unlimited Success, How to Visualize Your Own Unlimited Success, and lastly, Discover the Essential Success Principles to Experience Unlimited Success Now.

In his Introduction he states, `My goal with this book is that you transform yourself into a creator of unlimited success, my goal is also to make you think about why you want to succeed and how do you define success. This book will give you all the fundamentals you need to acquire your own success on your own terms.' And as the book progresses Frank shares his belief that success come from within us - defining our passion, discover our potential, and visualize our own success. His points are well taken and his support is worthy. Grady Harp, May 15


The Rewrite
The Rewrite
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4.0 out of 5 stars Paradise Reclaimed - Picking up the pieces, May 29, 2015
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Marc Lawrence (Miss Congeniality, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, Two Weeks Notice, Music and Lyrics, etc) both wrote and directed this light hearted comedy and while its focus is on comedy, the film has a lot to say about midlife crises, career choices, student life, and learning to be optimistic.

An Oscar-winning writer, Keith Michaels (Hugh Grant) is on hard times - poor followup films, no interest from the industry, bad debts, a divorce, and writer's block - and his agent finds him a screenwriting teaching job in Binghamton, NY at SUNY. Arriving in the town he is put off by the incessant rain, drinks in a local bar and picks up a student (Bella Heathcote) who wants to be in his screenwriting class and his bed, and makes a fool of himself at the faculty welcoming reception when he angers the Jane Austen expert Mary Weldon (Allison Janney), embarrasses his boss Dr Lerner (JK Simmons), and has a wretched start with his first class (instead of reading the 30 screenplays from which he is to select his class he instead goes online and selects the most attractive girls). He encounters Holly (Marisa Tomei), a single mom taking classes there and that develops slowly into a meaningful, life changing relationship. Despite the efforts of friends he has made, his affair with a student nearly dismisses him from his job, but he stays because of his unexpected growing interest in his students and in teaching - and Holly, of course.

The movie is light but good hearted and Hugh Grant, Marisa Tomei et al make it very worth watching. Grady Harp, May 15


Resilience
Resilience
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5.0 out of 5 stars `As I soak in the summer rays, I find myself quite in a daze.', May 29, 2015
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Dr. Aaron Benjamin Laird gained his PhD from Gordon University (?Aberdeen, Scotland) and he comfortably uses the prefix Dr. as a poet. The doctorate designation is not shared. But all of the peripheral information about him is secondary to the manner in which he has been so comfortable becoming a popular poet, selling his compilations widely and continuing to write his poetry. As has been stated, his poems `transcend space and time' with historical, contemporary, and philosophical poems - using vivid imagery, sharp use of language, and existential ideas will make you stop and think about the world around you.'

The poems as presented in this context are rhyming couplets yet not set in stacked lines to emphasize that aspect. A few examples are below:

THE BLEU STEW FROM PERU
I took a trip to Peru I bid my friends adieu I walked on crystal stairs I rode a crimson mare all of this for you my fair one, Peru to sail across the ocean I put my plan in motion to get to you, Peru I sold my only shoe oh this day I rue have I done too much for you my fair, fair Peru? While I claim to be no dunce for you I have done abundant stunts I have since returned alas with my heart burned.

THE RED SEA OF SENSIBILITY
I am afloat, across a vast moat. I look across the lonely sea; there is no land for me to see thee, only water from sea to sea. I only think of thee, my friend who is lost at sea. My boat is no longer sailing; the wind it seems is failing. Your same fate has befallen me; My friend, we are both now lost at sea.

SPRING BREEZE
I came upon a spring breeze; it blew me up past the trees. As I looked down I saw my life pass before my eyes. While I flew through the otherwise empty skies, a bird flew ever near; this bird I did not fear. It was large enough to lift me, my guardian angel I deem thee, It dropped me in a nearby park; I hit a tree and rubbed off some bark. What a day to survive. Surely if this had happened to another person, they would not have come out alive.

Simple, honest, troubadour songs sung by Dr. Aaron Laird. Grady Harp, May 15


Human
Human
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5.0 out of 5 stars `Probably, part of the explanation is that (aside, I assume, from early on), she was never a part of my life...', May 29, 2015
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This review is from: Human (Kindle Edition)
Scottish author Den Holson, born in Dundee and currently living in Glasgow, offers his background as `once a milk boy, a sort of tailor, a graduate of University of Edinburgh, a library systems officer, and a digital research manager' and now a songwriter, poet and author. He is a member of the Visionary Fiction Alliance - the emphasis is on our limitless human potential, where transformation and evolution are entirely possible. And of note, 'Characteristic Features of Visionary Fiction: Growth of consciousness is the central theme of the story and drives the protagonist, and/or other important characters. The story oftentimes uses reincarnation, dreams, visions, paranormal events, psychic abilities, and other metaphysical plot devices. The plot [or story] is universal in its worldview and scope.'

There is something contagious in the spirit of Den's writing, in part due to the layout of his pages - microphrases that seem like conversational asides (until you let the thought seep in)- but also in the very Scottish singing of his prose. It takes a while before you realize where his `story' is going, but almost without knowing it you are fully participating in the process - so much so that staying with the book to the end becomes obligatory. This is Den exploring Den and as he states, `Like the rest of us, Den is largely a figment of his own imagination, but that's okay, 'cos he has a website now.'

He provides the reader with a synopsis of sorts (if that word can apply): HUMAN is the story of an inner struggle for understanding and illumination told by the poor sod whose tortured personality it explores. It follows the madcap progress of an unlikely inner-space potholer who eventually discovers truth isn't all it's cracked up to be where the mysteries of existence are concerned and ultimately moves out beyond all that (with a little help from his dead mother, a rock legend, a trippy professor, and an infamous scraggy cartoon character). Allegedly a journey into the would-be mystical heart of the human soul - and the only genuine path to spiritual awakening you're likely to encounter this side of the great nothingness - Human purportedly charts the trail you need to follow if you genuinely want to find yourself without really trying. Yes - and draws you into the beginnings of the Fictish struggle for world domination; that too. Fictional, if you want to see it that way - but, then, what isn't?'

Good outline, but the pleasure of this visionary fiction is Den's way with expression: `Prologue - There's a place where fact can become fiction and fiction fact. A place we all know, where these things actually happen. ...Found my mother's soul there, I did. ...Answers to some questions I had: How I got to where I was from where I started out. Why I often felt I wasn't who I said I was - that I wasn't real. Who we all are and what we're all doing here - that stuff too. --No, no, I'm not joking. (Well... maybe just a bit.).....Especially when I tell you that my own wee corner of the great whatever it is re-jigged my name a bit and dreamt up Den Holson somewhere along the way - adding his Fict made fact(ish) to the growing repertoire of nutters rattling around in here, grabbing this spin as his soulcatcher play, and letting him go off elsewise on a few additional adventures of his own (singing a merry ditty and spouting poetry, I imagine, with Nineteen at the helm and a great raucous parrot on his Long John shoulder)... The missing piece was either inside me, or it wasn't anywhere I could touch... The phantom I was looking for wasn't likely to be found haunting some old boneyard, but lingering unrecognised in some distant memory of childhood: the ghost of a smile that must have been the centre of my life when I was a baby perhaps, or a half-remembered scent of security... Took me half a lifetime to go looking for her, and I can't really say I know why that is...Probably, part of the explanation is that (aside, I assume, from early on), she was never a part of my life...Two and a bit years after she died, Dad got married again. I don't know the exact dates, but I do remember riding in the smoky cab of the removal lorry with 'Mum', heading for Douglas and Angus, the then-new Dundee housing scheme I grew up in....And being four years old. (And eating spam sandwiches.)--That would have been a matter of months before the first of my two sisters was born, I guess...I grew up thinking we all had the same mother, and only discovered otherwise (and by accident) when I was seventeen. (Another story...) After that, I tried a few times to nudge Dad into talking about my real mum... But he never took the hint, and - before I knew it, it seems - he was gone as well and it was all too late...' And on and on.

It is possible that when more people tap into Den's talent we may have found the kin of Ian Rankin, Thomas DeQuincey, Iain Crichton Smith and other famous Scots. For now, try Den Hoslon. He is a one of a kind. Grady Harp, May 15


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