A mid-November ‘flit’ to a new home in Gorton before the “house collapses around their ears” meant some much needed improvements for George and his family – electricity, a bath and an indoor toilet. There was, however, one important thing they’d overlooked before the move.

George recorded this story for A Grand Life, Heard – a project which aims to amplify the voices of older people and to reconnect communities following periods of isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. We invite you to listen to the lessons contained within their story.

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