[Photo credit: Donn Shy (Mum) | Melancholic visit to Disneyland with
one rebellious little sister and one brilliantly cooperative brother.]
Sullen, dejected, sad, fixating on the uninspired tiny pebbles on the ground, and sometimes seemingly screaming in anguish, the result was an incredibly humorous video/slide-show with a cheery theme song. This memory became a great one Mum would cherish so much, she’d later confess to popping it into her DVD player and watching it any time she felt down, which sadly happened to be more often than not.
Excerpt from chapter one | wild horses | Everything’s Hunky Dory: A Memoir