One of those moments
Earlier I bumped into a friend in the street and as we were walking and talking the topic became our deceased mothers. And as we ended our conversation stood outside a shop I notice this on the wall in front of us.
I'd been telling the story about how I used to have my mum and stepdad's number in my phone as just "mum", as it was only her who rang me. And about a month or so after she died, (it might have been the day of the 7th July 2005 London bombings - a day that gave a convenient excuse for Blair and Bush etc not to bother focusing on making poverty history that weekend) my stepdad rang and of course it came up on my phone that my dead mother was calling. I remember there being a genuine moment where my heart was racing and my brain felt all tingly, till I rationalised it was my stepdad.
PREVIOUSLY ... 13 Feb 2013 ... "call your mum" ... http://www.flickr.com/photos/russell-higgs/8470430935/in/set-72157624785469663/ ...
PREVIOUSLY ... "a letter from my Mum, 20 December 2000, to me while I'm remanded in prison on a continuous naked protest" ... http://www.flickr.com/photos/russell-higgs/5068196466/in/set-72157625723827797 ...
PREVIOUSLY ... Make Poverty History set out a timescale revolving around the 31st G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland on July 6, 2005 ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Make_Poverty_History ...