I tell myself that possessions are ephemeral and should not be held too dear.
However, I am fond of an old red shirt which has a hole in it and is disliked by my wife. She gave me a white hare which I probably hold too dear … and probably some other white hairs …
Post imperial wind drift. Swazi, British, Zimbabwe-Rhodesian, Irish, New Zealand citizen and resident, now in Queensland, Australia. 10th generation African of mainly European descent.
Catholic upbringing, more free thinker now. BA and Law background. Altar boy, wages clerk, uncle, prefect, student, court clerk, prosecutor, magistrate, convoy escort, pensioner, HR Practitioner, husband, stepfather, father, bull terrier lover, telephone interviewer, Call Centre manager, HR manager, grandfather, author (amateur)
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2 thoughts on “What personal belongings do you hold most dear?”
Get resuscitated three times from a stopped heart and suddenly all earthly possessions are of absolutely no value. Human relationships on the other hand dramatically come to the fore
naked we came into the world; we may as well depart the same way!!