Chat with GrandDad Gerard

Originally posted on Following the Crow Song:
     Here is my son’s Chat with Grandad (my Dad) Can you tell me what countries my relatives are from? My parents, and my father’s parents, were all born in England. My father’s paternal grandfather (Jean Gerard) was born in France, and had “mixed” (African?) decent. My mother’s…

Call me Wal, no we’ll call you Granddad

I wrote this in response to the prompt at  The Write Practice.  I will keep working on it, but this is my first response to the prompt. For a long time our grandparents were distant figures, spoken of in whispers, who my Dad had fallen out with.  He gruffly accepted Christmas presents from them forContinue reading “Call me Wal, no we’ll call you Granddad”