A WORD IN THE HAND: MOTHER
SUE DE GROOT | Few could resist my mother and fewer got away with ‘less’
A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd
Dear readers. I apologise for the absence of this column last week. My mother, Margaret Rose Ryan de Groot, died last Thursday, and although she was old and this event was inevitable, the sudden pall that the death of a loved one casts over one’s consciousness made it impossible to write...