Appetite for Distraction

Appetite for Distraction
Christmas can bring forth a wave of emotive memories

From slippers to a red jumper, reminders of lost loved ones can come from unlikely places - especially at Christmas time

‘Just hopping in a taxi now!’ ‘Leaving in a few!’ ‘On the way shortly!’ Nowhere and no time do I miss my Dad more acutely than in the men’s department of M&S at Christmas.”

I keep returning to this tweet, posted this week by Rachael Prior in London (@ORachaelO). I’ve revisited it every day since she wrote it, taking it out like a well-worn photo, turning it over and over again and...

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