Thirteen months

posted in: Family life | 0

There are so many things to learn during your first thirteen months of life… for example, what to do with the paper tissues the grown-ups insist on wiping your snotty nose with. One thing you can do is to rip … Continued


posted in: Family life | 0

Today was the sad occasion of JH’s funeral, and most of the members of R’s extended family travelled to Sheffield and then Baslow, to say goodbye and celebrate his life. L and Baby B came over from Wales yesterday to … Continued


posted in: Birds, People, Warwickshire | 0

I had to go to Stratford this morning to buy some shoes – an errand on which R conspicuously failed to offer to join me, presumably because he knew how likely it was to end in bitterness and recrimination. I’m … Continued