It’s 16 years today since Joy, my bright and beautiful girl, came in to the world.
She gets lovelier, more confident, more mature, every day.
She could, in theory, do all sorts of stuff today. At 16, she can legally buy lottery tickets. She can set herself up as a scrap metal trader. She can have sex. [...]
My Grandma Breeze had a five year diary and always said that one of the things she liked about it was the fact that every day she would look back to see what was happening this time last year. I’ve started doing that with the blog, sometimes, and given all the things that I’m thinking [...]
This is the season of anniversaries for us. Alan and I will celebrate 8 years of marriage and 13 years since what, in retrospect, we consider to be our first date (although at the time it was simply a convivial meeting over dinner). It was 28th October 2008 when I got the cancer diagnosis, so [...]