Tagged with letters to mum

Only a single step from becoming an alcoholic…

Dear Mum Sorry I haven’t written in a while. There has been much going on. Very busy with work and family. It is all good, and everybody is well. I hope you’re well. I’ve been spending a lot of time at the gym when I can. Can’t believe how fit I’m getting and I’ve shed … Continue reading


The compulsion of children to defy…

Dear Mum I had a really bizarre memory today. I have no idea where it came from, but it is quite vivid. Unlike some of my recent thoughts this one was quite warm and amusing. It was the day Ian Hartley threw a dart into my leg. We’d been playing in the woods at the … Continue reading


In which self-awareness shapes a life…

Dear Mum My nostalgia took me all the way back to nursery today. It only gave me a hint of what it was once like. I think I mostly enjoyed it. I think. The enduring memory of you dropping me off each morning; me playing on the climbing frame next to the office, while you … Continue reading