Today is my Dad’s birthday.
My Dad is brilliant. I know I’m biased, but he properly is. Funny, clever, excellent fixer of stuff, devoted to his family. Famously unmusical and unrhythmical. (It’s funny for me to watch my nieces try to teach him to dance, because I remember doing it myself, and I remember my daughter [...]
Alan is 68 today.
(Three years since this post. Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun?)
Darling, I don’t know what I’d do without you. You’re the touchstone, the safe place, the vivid heart of my life.
Let’s go play.
I had a lovely day yesterday. I took my 7-year-old godson to buy his birthday present. (Skylanders, in case you’re wondering. As Lou said, you’ve got to love a game that allows a mother to say ‘Have you turned off the Portal Of Power, darling?’.)
I had lunch with six of my favourite people, which involved [...]