The true story of how the author overcame her own fears to help a friend find peace for her ailing mother. In the process, she received her own message from the past and found her own form of elusive peace.
Guest Author Mary Piggott shares her thoughts on advertising and reflecting on the movie Ways of Seeing which was shown on the BBC.
I remember very well the day my Mother told me she would take me to the cinema. What a surprise! And a joyous and exciting occasion! I was beside myself with happy anticipation and eagerness to get there.
So this is what it is like – to know that this is one’s last day on earth. A strange quiet fills me. I want now that the deed be over with.
It was World War II and enemy bombs rained on London, England, leaving death and destruction in their path. This is the true story of a young girl during the most terrifying 24 hours of her life – separated from her family, trapped in a collapsing bomb shelter and wondering if death would be a welcome release from the pain and fear.