• Life

    Forgiveness

    I have been examining my conscience, as is my wont at this time of year. I think perhaps because it is the season of peace and good will to all man, I start…

  • Family

    What’s in a name

    Tom and I nip to the shops, as ever his blonde curls and angelic face attract an elderly lady who proceeds to coo over him. ‘Treasure this time’ she says to me (they…

  • Food

    Christmas shopping lists

        Right, come on, look, you’re just going to have to do this, get your food for Christmas sorted. I KNOW, it’s just the beginning of December but then it will suddenly…