Safe space blogging: Unable to share pregnancy news
Apr04

Safe space blogging: Unable to share pregnancy news

Last week I told you I would be offering my blog to parents of older children as a safe space to blog anonymously. It will both help them to offload and help other parents who may be going through the same situations in silence. I’m pleased to welcome my first anonymous blogger today. My son and his wife are having a baby. At the time of writing, our daughter-in-law is 16 weeks pregnant and we’ve known for nine weeks. We fully...

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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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