Oddly enough it is quite mental-health affirming when I read someone writing this .
It helps me realise I am not mad or bad , just sad , and there is a reason I feel like I do – it is most peoples worst fear ..
”Guardian Saturday 24.10.15
Louis de Bernieres, author
Q.What is your greatest fear ?
A. Having one of my children die before I do .It’s the reverse of what i used to say.I used to hope I would die before my parents as I couldn’t cope with it, but of course you do when you have to ”