Birth of a beautiful boy
Jun27

Birth of a beautiful boy

My biggest boy is 11 today. I can’t believe that. To celebrate, as I did with my other children, I am sharing his birth story – what I remember of it. As with his brother, I recorded the story onto a dictaphone to write up when I actually had a computer. And never did. So these are my memories. My boy was due on Saturday 30th June. On Monday 25th June I woke up early with a ‘show’ and panicked. Then nothing...

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Birth of a beautiful girl
Mar14

Birth of a beautiful girl

The most beautiful girl in the world came into my life six years ago today. It was love at first sight. Unlike when her brothers were born, I actually had a computer when I had her. It’s the same sh*t one I’ve got sat on my desk now, although it doesn’t actually work any more. Luckily I managed to save this story before it finally bit the dust. So this is a shortened version of the birth story I wrote up at the time....

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Birth of a big boy
Oct20

Birth of a big boy

When my boys were born I didn’t have a computer, so I recorded their birth stories on a Dictaphone, so I could type them up at a later date. Then I put the Dictaphone tapes in a box, er, somewhere. And they haven’t been seen since. And anyway, I probably couldn’t find a Dictaphone to play the damn tapes anyway. So in the absence of this tape, and in recognition of his birthday, this is what I remember of my younger...

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