Tag Archives: Olgamary Savage

Gifts

This photo feels like a gift twice over: a moment of love shared by my father from beyond the grave, made possible by a labour of love on the part of my brother to digitise the slide image Continue reading

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The Gambler: A tribute to my mother

My beautiful mother Olgamary Savage died on 27 May 2020 at the age of 79. There is much I want to write about in terms of her life and death. But to even contemplate the big picture feels overwhelming. Instead, … Continue reading

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Olga Elizabeth Whelan

Today marks 100 years since my grandmother Olga Elizabeth Whelan (née Patten) was born. Although she died in 2006, a few months shy of her 90th birthday, my memories of her remain fond and vivid. I knew her as Nana, … Continue reading

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