Tag Archives: Mum

Skydiving

My parents have always been very supportive of any fundraising activity which I have undertaken and it is probably a good job that I don’t do many of them or they’d be bankrupt. On this occasion, I think I scared … Continue reading

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More Starting School

As my Facebook and Twitter timelines are currently swamped with people posting about their kids starting school, I am throwing in a post of my own on the subject. I’ve already written about my own times starting school (here). I … Continue reading

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My First…Time Home Alone

A good friend was talking the other day about how she is trying to give one of her children a bit more independence now that they are at secondary school. It reminded me that, once upon a time, being left … Continue reading

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Coming Home

I don’t remember how long it was after we returned to the UK that we actually went home. I think it could have been anything up to a week. It was certainly a fair amount of time and I’m not … Continue reading

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6 August 1982

At that point, the diary ends. This is what happened the next day, though The flight back was beset with complications. Initially, all went well. We had a stopover of an hour or so in Bahrain and I remember Mum … Continue reading

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5 August 1982

Thur Aug V Did some more shopping. Beat Grandad 82-26 at snooker. Went on a p.m. tour to the island of SENTOSA (2nd Largest in Singapore). Caught flight QF001 to LHR. The only thing I remember about Sentosa was that … Continue reading

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2 August 1982

Mon Aug II The final hours. Mrs P was in fine form e.g. late as usual + Dr Scott couldn’t find the house. Not a great start. Then high winds and rain ment we set off 1/2 an hr late. … Continue reading

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