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...and yet there is always the danger that I might upset someone even more by making a not very well thought through comment or remark.
really brought back some memories for me, for in fact,I've been in that audience you've been in too, and can remember two occasions where this precise thing happens. I know it's just a stage of guilt to get angry about such things, but it's funny how memories of really inappropriate dialogues revolving around grief are themselves vivid too.

Your text is perfect.

In fact, it is better than perfect, because it is good not just for a grieving audience, but actually would be also quite good for those preparing for grief, and this is no mean feet.

Do let us know how your dialogue goes. This is one thing I don't think I'd have the strength to do myself, eight years after..


The Hun is always either at your throat or at your feet. Winston Churchill

by r------ on Wed Mar 5th, 2008 at 08:30:25 AM EST

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