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  • A home filled with love

    Tweet My parents were together for over 20 years, and while their relationship was Taylor/Burtonesque at times, with some fiery rows, the one thing my sister and I were always certain of was their…

    April 3, 2013
  • Daddy’s boy

    Tweet My son and his father have an incredible bond, and I’m particularly fond of this photo, taken a few days after we brought our boy home from the hospital, because there is so…

    February 20, 2013
  • Mother’s pride

    Tweet On Tuesday night we went to prize-giving at No 1 Son’s school. It was wonderful to see the expressions of bashful pride on the boys faces as they left the stage clutching envelopes…

    January 10, 2013
  • 24 years

    Tweet I was at university in America and I was terribly homesick, so my dad had been ringing me every morning, telling me funny stories to cheer me up. On the Friday, he said, ‘I’ll call you…

    October 2, 2012
  • The retro family

    Tweet I don’t know which of these two photos I like more, because the outfits are outstanding. The first is of me, my sister and my mum with one of my aunts and my…

    June 20, 2012
  • A photo of my dad as a boy at last

    Tweet A while back I wrote about my sadness that I only had one photo of my dad as a boy, and his face was turned away from the camera. Well, following on from…

    June 3, 2012