The Small Things

Johann Hari eulogized his grandmother at her funeral last week:

She got her pleasure in small things – in Coronation Street, in white pudding suppers, in Abba songs, and in horrifically violent horror films. Her favorite film in her last years was Saw III, in fact. But most of all, she got her pleasure from knowing she had looked after her family. And she did that better than anyone I know. She was absolutely consistent in being loving and caring and kind, and when she was dying I thanked her for everything she had done for me, and she said – it was almost the last thing she said to me – “I’d do it all again.”