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My mother choreographed mimes and let the washing go mouldy in the clothes basket, his baked rice puddings and sent him out for jellied eels — yet we were like one person. I’d met him at a workshop he was running on prayer.
He seemed to burn up the atmosphere with his electric vitality, sparking it with laughter and throwing out astonishing possibilities as he talked in terms I had never heard before about a God I didn’t recognise.