Tricky Phone Calls

Posted on Tue 19 April 2005 in general

I got a difficult phone call from Glyn's sisters yesterday. They were calling to let me know they were going to intern his ashes with his father instead of scattering them in Amsterdam. I'm not sure how I feel about this. The first thing is say there is not a lot I can do about it. In absence of any written instructions they are his next of kin and therfore have the final say. Secondly from my own personal agnostic point of view it is a symbolic act for the benefit of the living rather than having any deeper spiritual resonance. It certainly won't stop be from visiting Amsterdam again with Glyn's other friends to celebrate his life in a style befitting his memory. Still it left me a little maudlin last night.