Now We Have Settled Down After the Journey.

Well we’re back. Quite a busy time with getting various jobs done for Mum and then travelling over to Hastings to try to help Maggie with sorting out her sister’s affairs. You see Shirley’s home and chattels have to be sold to pay for her Nursing Home. Frankly I consider this to be outrageous. Her Father and Mother struggled for many years to buy their home and it was left to Shirley when they died. Since then she has worked and paid for the upkeep of the house for what? to have the place sold to pay for her Nursing Home!!!

Damn it she has worked all her life paying National Insurance and her taxes only to be robbed of her savings and property. To pay for the property everyone has to work, make savings and sacrifice unnecessary luxuries in order to keep one’s head above water. Bloody good of us all because we work to keep the idle sods who won’t Get off their A***s and work. Instead they ponce off us all for their living and Care and even as far as to the grave.

I remember the first colour television I saw inside a house was in a Council House rented by an unemployed bloke who admitted that he had no intention of working! Made us feel really good as we dealt with his chimney fire!

We can be a little placated in the knowledge that every item sold and every penny thus obtained well help towards Shirley’s care and comfort, after all she’s earned it


Thoughts. After Our Visit

My S.I.L has dementia  . She is not dead, she is not stupid, she is not without feelings. And yet,  just as happens when someone dies, the opportunist vultures descend looking for anything that may be of value,  and they leave with their cars overloaded with their goodies .

They spend their time picking up items and examining the base for any marks that they think they understand! When they don’t find any mark the item is quickly put down again .

The daytime television has a lot to answer for with all the antique shows because suddenly everyone is an expert

It’s hard work putting someone else’s property onto the market especially when the proceeds are to pay for your loved one’s care which is very expensive. It is a tremendous responsibility with it’s resultant stress; help should be given rather than unhelpful, patronizing,  lip service .

Ok Rant over

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