Silent Sunday 14.3.21
Mar14

Silent Sunday 14.3.21

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Pigeon in the headlights
Oct30

Pigeon in the headlights

***Warning – this story is a bit gross, but it is also very funny. I just had to record it here for posterity. My son didn’t want to do much for his birthday, he doesn’t like a fuss. But he knew he wanted to start the day with an early morning trip to the coffee shop with his dad, like he does every Saturday. About 10 minutes after they’d set off, they were back. And my son looked a bit pale. ‘We hit a...

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The boy who doesn’t like birthdays
Oct25

The boy who doesn’t like birthdays

My younger son turned 15 the other day. I was excited. I get excited about all birthdays in our house. But the birthday boy? Not so much. ‘What do you want for your birthday?’ ‘I don’t know.’ After racking my brain in desperation… ‘Do you want X?’ ‘No.’ Because my son really isn’t bothered about his birthday. I don’t get it. My other two kids always know what they...

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Silent Sunday 21.10.18
Oct21

Silent Sunday 21.10.18

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Happy birthday, 15 year old boy!
Oct20

Happy birthday, 15 year old boy!

Today, my beautiful younger son turns 15. He was born exactly four weeks after my 30th birthday, which means he has been a part of my life for a third of it. Which sounds like a really long time. On the one hand, I can’t remember or imagine life without him and on the other hand I’m amazed that he has been around for so long. Over the last year, the main thing my boy has done is to grow. This is the year he’s turned...

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