Tag: old age


Ward-Boy Woes – What a wardboy does and what he ( mainly) doesn’t

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Ward-boys are a different kettle of fish, I discovered in the last few weeks. I’d always heard of Ward-boys and even seen them working in people’s homes. But little did I know just what it is  a Ward-Boy does and what it is  he doesn’t. Looking after a sick person is difficult when you yourself …


Love & Care #MondayMusings

  Currently I’m in a situation that is  physically and emotionally challenging. Of course, I’m not the only one who is going through this situation and nor will this be my last time because taking car of the infirm and elderly is a part of all our lives. But I was faced with a dilemma …


Motionless I lie

As motionless I lie I see from the corner of my eye You, my child scurrying around to get things done . You stay awake all night, listening to my laboured breathing . I feel your heart race with twice the speed of mine Especially when you feel my pace has faltered . Fear not …



Being evicted in one’s old age is a disturbing experience