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Ann Richardson

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Ann Richardson has been a writer for many years. She is fascinated by other people’s thoughts, experiences and emotions and loves to write books where they can express their views in their own words.

She writes on different subjects that capture her interest for one reason or another. These include i) a book about how it feels to be a grandmother (Celebrating Grandmothers); ii) a book about people living with HIV/AIDS when there was no cure (Wise Before Their Time, Foreword by Sir Ian McKellen); and iii) a book about what it is like to work in end-of-life care (Life in a Hospice, with a Foreword by Tony Benn).

Her most recent book is completely different. It is called The Granny Who Stands on Her Head: Reflections on growing older. It is pa
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Celebrating Grandmothers

I don't know how older women access information about new books to read, but I wish I did. So many sites seem to be aimed at younger people. Yet there are large numbers of us older people about and we do like to read.

I have written a book expressly for grandmothers. They are, of course, generally 'older women', but not necessarily so, as some become grandmothers in their 40s or even 30s. But they Read more of this blog post »
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“is late morning and the phone rings. I look at the phone – young people won’t know that you never used to know who was calling until they told you or you recognised their voice – and think, oh great, it’s my daughter, we can have a nice chat. We talk frequently and it is a good way to relax, but also to keep in touch. She will tell me about how her work is going or what her son is up to or what she is doing for the weekend. Rarely anything hugely important, although that can happen, but a pleasing way to pass the time in the company of someone you love. And keep abreast of the day-to-day fabric of their lives. I”
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