Tag Archives: William

Naming the Namers of Names

I’ve always been fascinated by names. I don’t really know why, though I suspect it comes from a combination of having an distinctly Celtic surname that most people cannot spell (including some members of my own family) and being one … Continue reading

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Raison d’Etre

Without me realising it, TMB actually passed it’s first birthday on the 15th of last month. Much as I love the irony of forgetting when I started writing about my memories, I am surprised not only at the fact that … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

Not long after my son was born, one of the national newspapers spent a couple of weeks giving away DVDs of the television shows that I used to watch as a child. None of the good ones, of course, no … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

Exactly three years ago today, I flew to Australia. The idea was that four of us would fly from the UK, meet up with another four in Los Angeles, before joining up with my parents in Brisbane for a three … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

In one respect, I am a rubbish parent. I can’t remember the first time that my son did many things. I remember his first proper steps, but I couldn’t tell you what his first word was or when he said … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge, Day 22 – A Song That You Listen To When You’re Sad

This might seem like an odd choice. Frankly, though, my attitude to being sad has long been to try and get over it as soon as possible, to try to be as positive in so far as it is possible … Continue reading

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A Point of No Return

I make no apologies for throwing in a recent memory at this point. This is something which happened exactly three years ago today – the birth of my son, William. Every parent will tell you that the birth of a … Continue reading

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