The family holiday
Sep17

The family holiday

We recently took a family holiday to Center Parcs, to celebrate my mum’s 70th birthday. It’s the first time we’d all been away together. There are 13 of us – aged between 3 and 73. There’s my mum and dad, myself, my brother and my sister, our other halves and five kids – my three and my sister’s two. I wondered how it would work out, as we’ve never spent that much time together before....

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Silent Sunday 2.9.18
Sep02

Silent Sunday 2.9.18

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Leicester City, the Community Shield and the late 70th birthday present
Aug17

Leicester City, the Community Shield and the late 70th birthday present

It’s over 18 months since my dad turned 70. For his birthday, we gave him a token present (which he loved) and the promise of a trip to Leicester City in the near future. My dad is a big Leicester City fan and brought all his kids up to be Leicester supporters too. We hoped to get him good tickets or maybe even tickets with a bit of hospitality or a nice meal thrown in. But we couldn’t get anything. It was close to the end...

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