A good start
New Year’s Day is a special day in our family, because it marks the anniversary of my niece Emily’s birth. She was 9 yesterday.
Joy made her an ice rink birthday cake – she’d had an ice rink party -
and she loved it.
She also loved her penny whistle, and played ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’ on it [...]
Cancer Free Friday: Tricky, part 2
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how my lovely niece Emily had written to Santa with the request that her Dad get a VW camper van.
Well, she was persuaded to write another letter, this time about things that she might like for herself.
This meant, obviously, that one of Santa’s elves had to pop back [...]
All you need is now
I often think and write about things I want to go back and tell my younger self.
Well, last night, I had the opportunity.
I went to see Duran Duran in concert. And in 1982, my parents drove my 12-year-old self and my Auntie Susan to Edinburgh, to see Duran Duran in concert.
When the old songs started, [...]