Funeral Thoughts

Julie Ballantyne Brown
4 min readSep 24, 2023

A generation leaving

Photo by Eli Solitas on Unsplash

TW: Getting older, death and dying

I attended my godmother’s funeral last weekend. I’d known her, well, since birth, but haven’t really been in touch for many years. A “coulda, shoulda, woulda” situation. Hearing that she died and attending her funeral in the same Catholic church where I had been baptized as a baby brought up a whole lot of thoughts and feelings.

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Julie Ballantyne Brown

Future London resident. Follow Julie on Twitter: @BrownBallantyne or on FB and Instagram: @JulieBallantyneBrown