Category: Death

Death and doughnuts

Back at the beginning of December The time of year when I was more man and less mince pie! – I saw a poster advertising an exhibition at the Wellcome Collection, entitled ‘Death a Self-portrait’. Walking round the exhibits, I was struck by the reoccurring image of the skull and skeleton. Yep, that was death, […]

Queen Victoria or Ena Sharples?

Is Death to be embraced or should you spend the rest of your life in mourning? For those less grey haired than me, Ena Sharples was an early stallwart and busy body on Coronation Street in the 1960’s. Think Dot Cotton from Eastenders. Queen Victoria – who was never on Coronation Street but coincidentally plays […]