The Scotsman: Covid-19 death notices are a reminder that nobody is really nobody – Martyn McLaughlin

The Scotsman: Covid-19 death notices are a reminder that nobody is really nobody – Martyn McLaughlin. “My maternal grandmother, a prying, curdled old woman, who welcomed visiting children as a driver might greet a wasp flying in through the dashboard vent, never read them in that way. She did not teach me very much about life. But I reserve a grudging gratitude for how she kindled my interest in the dead.”