Five things I wish I knew when I offered to give a eulogy

Waking today I remembered that twelve months ago, the 29th November, was an equally drab and grey November morning. Not too much different to any other autumn morning when the sun stays at half light as though its too apathetic to break through the clouds. It suited me, felt like an honest reflection of my … More Five things I wish I knew when I offered to give a eulogy

Life goes on

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on* The day after Dad died I took the dog out with Mum for a short walk, as we turned the corner to head up the main road I heard kids playing in the primary school playground. Laughing, running, screeching, just … More Life goes on

A true Torquay gentleman

Albert William Langmead, JP Died Sunday 8 July 2012 at Torbay Hospital aged 94 years. Devoted husband for 71 years. A loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. A true Torquay gentleman who will be sadly missed by all who loved and knew him.