Monday 26 October 1959 — Thursday 21 August 2014
At age 7 my mother explained ‘birds & bees’ in anatomical detail. She was pregnant. I felt in possession of an important secret.
Murray arrived fast, strangulated by his umbilical cord. A week later school seemed endless. I ran half a kilometre to my grandparents’ house. He was sleeping in a basinet. Being quiet & not touching were intense.