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“It’s really important for them to have other female role models,” she says. For instance, we don’t have much of a garden so Mum has taken it on herself to show them the garden and how things grow.Where they live, she and Ralph can involve them in more of the rural lifestyle, like taking them to the A & P show.” For Jo, regular contact with all four grandchildren is important, not just for the hugs and warm greetings, but because they change so quickly.She lived on her own til she was 98 and right up until then it was those damn Cornish pasties, every time.
If you’ve got no memory, it’s really hard to make friends.And she doesn’t remember she had a lovely time with her grandchildren last Sunday, or that we’re planning a big birthday celebration for her.It’s really bleak.” Belle’s difficulties have encouraged Jo and Ralph to plan ahead for their later years.They see each other regularly but, because of Belle’s memory problems and her difficulty walking, it’s getting harder to enjoy doing things together.
Jo feels lucky to have Alexandra and Carl settling in New Zealand, as both have spent long periods overseas and could easily have stayed away.This is useful in things like fish-and-chip batter.