Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Dust And Ashes

I've been up into the attic. I don't like it there. I don't like having to climb the ladder. I don't like the dust. And I don't know what to do with bags full of engagement diaries dating back to the 1940s.

I've brought some stuff down with me. Some things for keeping- and redistributing round the house, some for the charity shop and some for the bin. But there's so much more. Most of it I look at, sigh over and return to its place.

It's a job for the younger generation- for people who are physically fit and unsentimental. What I'd like is for one of my children or my niece or nephew to go up there and be totally brutal with what they find...

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