Posted: 21 Mar 2014 @ 00:20
Meeting of minds
WHEN I was a child, my father was hardly ever at home in the
evening. In this, he was continuing a long-standing family
tradition. His grandfather, so the story went, was usually to be
found contributing to the profits of the local public house. His
son, my paternal grandfather, reacted to this by becoming a
teetotaller and a pillar of the community, deeply involved in the
affairs of the Baptist Chapel and local politics.
This preoccupation ...
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