Saturday, September 27, 2014

The long goodbye

On Saturday, I posted about the eloquent reactions of Charlotte Kitley and Clive James to impending death. In a piece for the Guardian, celebrated editor Diana Athill has also written beautifully about facing up to the inevitability of her own demise. Now 96 and living in a retirement home, she points out that a fear of death is essentially irrational - even if a fear of the process of dying isn't.

(Thanks to Matt for the link.)

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