Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

You Could Call It A Coincidence But I Wouldn't

I sent my granddaughters a postcard of Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth. Odd thing to send a couple of very young children but it seemed to make sense at the time. Perhaps I thought their mother would like it. Anyway, there's odder to come.

They received it this morning- delivered not by the postman but by the old gentleman through whose letterbox it had mistakenly been posted. He lives in the same village but his address is nothing like my daughter's. He said his wife had died the day before and Macbeth had been her favourite play.

  • Is It Going To Snow?

    Judy and I have fallen back into a regular exchange of emails. I didn't think we would. But we have several shared interests. I don't…

  • Outside Jobs

    The sun came out yesterday. So I... Swept the garage, swept up the leaves that had accumulated and turned sodden in various nooks and…

  • The Days Of Our Years...

    A big party had been mooted for my 70th. It would probably have involved everyone dressing up as pirates. But then the pandemic happened. There…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.