Vale Jillian le Patourel

My mother died yesterday. It is an understatement to say that she wasn't a great mother but also to say that she was a great talent. You wouldn't have known her name but if you have ever walked along the St. Kilda foreshore or enjoyed Catani Gardens since their regeneration in 1989-90, attended a wedding … Continue reading Vale Jillian le Patourel

In which I address the death of my father

I found out today that my father died in an accident back in October, 2008. As you will no doubt assume from the fact that it was a year and a half ago and no one has tracked me down to tell me, I never really knew my father. He and my mother married in … Continue reading In which I address the death of my father