A Drake's Progress
Friday, 13 July 2018
We had a team in place. Her hair was done by a local hairdresser who’d offered to spruce up the special school pupils for free. ...
Thursday, 5 July 2018
They were there when I had to stare at the empty black hole of an ultrasound screen. They were there for the joy of a beating hea...
Sunday, 1 July 2018
The ear defenders were on before we got out of the car, despite the fact the flying display wasn’t due to start for another hour. “...
Monday, 28 May 2018
On a hot and muggy Bank Holiday Monday, we head off to Extreme 360, a trampolining centre where children go to bounce and sweat. ...
Sunday, 6 May 2018
I’ve got a slightly burnt nose, and a warm glow that’s got nothing to do with today’s sunshine. My girl is tucked up in bed, fast a...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
I love my texts from my daughter. She sends them to me from school or college if she's forgotten something or has something on her mind...
Friday, 23 March 2018
The phone rang. It was my daughter’s carer, telling me my girl was in Café Nero, she had dug herself in, heel-first, and wasn’t leaving. It...
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