A Drake's Progress
Sunday, 23 July 2017
I still remember the first time she walked. The first time I held her hand as she tottered along with jelly legs. My daughter’s floppy musc...
Wednesday, 19 July 2017
The Fidget Cube craze has infected my daughter. If you don’t know what one is, it’s pretty much what it says on the packet - a cube yo...
Tuesday, 11 July 2017
“Bollocks,” she said. “I beg your pardon?” I spluttered, my eyebrows raised in shock, as my daughter is usually quite prudish about swea...
Friday, 30 June 2017
We took a birthday cake to my mum-in-law in the old folks' home today. I lit the number candles, and she gave me an admonishing stare. ...
Sunday, 11 June 2017
We kept a lid on it. She was bubbling a bit, but nothing we couldn’t handle. My daughter was waiting to go in for an MRI scan at...
Saturday, 10 June 2017
Seventeen thousand steps is a decent distance - around eight miles, depending on your stride. If you’re a bit of an exercise nut like I...
Thursday, 8 June 2017
Today, I took my 18-year-old daughter down to the polling station to cast her first ever vote. I’m happy, proud, and a little bit teary....
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