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  • 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
  • My precious

    Tweet I think that one of the reasons I’m so protective of No 1 Son, one of the reasons I’ve always wanted to wrap him in cotton wool, is because he was quite delicate…

    August 1, 2012
  • These hands stole my heart

    Tweet One of my favourite memories of No 1 Son being born – apart from the moment when he was placed briefly on my stomach, a screaming ball of fury – is seeing him…

    June 27, 2012
  • A portrait of me by my son, aged five

    Tweet I was doing some tidying up in the spare room yesterday and I found this picture which my son drew of me at primary school. His teacher had all the pictures laminated so…

    May 10, 2012
  • About a boy

    Tweet He’s fantastically complicated, this boy of mine. Like that proverbial box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get. He’s funny, with an incredible sense of humour. He can hold a…

    November 23, 2011