The Story of Steve – An
by Dan Remenyi
On the surface
Steve’s story is not unlike many others tales of dislocation after
World War II.
2nd move less than 10
years after the 1st should have raised some questions?
was after the war – masses of displaced people were on the move trying
to find their place in a new world order.
man’s journey to create a new life in Africa
did not stop there.
worked hard and built a good life for his family. He died relatively young
soon after reaching retirement age. Although a catholic his will requested
that he be cremated and his ashes be scattered at sea. There is no stone in Africa that marks his passing.
Normal that would have been the end of
later, a chain of what should have been relatively mundane events changed all
Steve successfully hidden from his family all his life?
these events in Hungarian & Irish recent history have been swept under
the carpet. Are they better left behind?
If you just put your
hand in mine
We're gonna lay all our troubles behind
We're gonna walk and don't look back
Gonna walk and don't look back…………. Peter Tosh (1944-1987)
life were that simple.
no escaping the past - can you every really leave the past behind you?
past always catch up with you?
- What are the consequences
when it does?
- What happens if you are dead &
the past catches up with your family?
- How will they deal with it?
What started a s a family history has ended up
being a real ‘page turner’