Laurie Graham

Why I’m happy being a Brother

Illustration: John Broadley

Two years ago, without being ennobled in any Honours list or recourse to surgery, I gained a new title. To the list of Mrs Graham, Mum and Nonna, I added Brother. It signified that I had become a resident of the Charterhouse almshouse. 

The title is, if nothing else, a conversation piece.

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