Bending Not Breakiing

The people who have given me the most hope this year, are the very same people whose plight has caused me to shed the most tears: Londoners and New Yorkers These two cities are full of brave, resillient people. I spoke recently of granddad’s cousin returning home to find his whole family had been blown […]

The Whole World In Our Hands

My father would often speak of his family’s struggles during The Great Depression. He would talk of Depression delicacies, such as bread and dripping. (fat) Another basic morsel which he would particularly enjoy, was bread and gravy.  Here a delightful 91 year old remembers one of her family’s delicious meals, which had helped them survive The […]