This weekend I have 2 events.
One a memorial service for an aunt who spent the last years of her life with her brain “in a fog”. Not recognising people, not remembering recent events, feeling angry at what had happened to her. We all hoped that her release from this ‘non-life’ would be swifter to free her from the constant anxiety and anger. However that was not to be, and sadly the family had to witness her deterioration over the years. Her grand-daughter called her death a “joyous sadness”.
The second event is to be more pleasurable, I hope. “Sky dining”, not to be confused with sky diving (I hope). Eating a meal suspended high above the ground. Rather a difficult choice for me as I suffer from ‘variable vertigo’. Going near the window in a tall building makes my stomach churn and my head feel dizzy. Three steps up a ladder and I’m hoping it’s time to get down again. yet I LOVE flying! Ballooning has given me so many happy hours above the ground. I am only too happy to climb into an aeroplane (where I generally request a window seat) and watch the earth happily for hours and hours. Inconsistent, yes. After all vertigo is all in the mind (despite my tummy feeling some of the effects).
I am wondering which side will win?
So deciding on a weekend theme was fairly easy. It is