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Win! Five perfect Father’s Day gift books, plus 20 per cent discount for every reader on a personalised book that dads and kids can read together

  I’m passionate about reading with and to my children and not for altruistic reasons! Once they’ve learned to read, the whole world opens up to them – such as … Continue reading

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I’m often asked: ‘Would you like another baby?’

They say women forget the pain of childbirth pretty darned quickly, otherwise no-one would be insane enough to go through it again. Except for masochists. Well there is an equivalent … Continue reading

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My son’s the new Gerald Scarfe. What do you reckon?

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Sometimes it helps if you remember how old your parents are…

Well, it’s the thought that counts, isn’t it? Well, isn’t it??? I had good intentions when I bought my dad a bottle of Johnny Walker Blue Label Whisky to mark … Continue reading

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Mum died a year ago today; Dad turns 75 tomorrow. How can I mark these two events?

It is a year today that we lost our dear mum to the dreadful, evil Alzheimer’s. I’ve written about her many times, so I’m not going to do so again. … Continue reading

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Never move back in with your parents aka The battle for the remote control

I have written many times about my hereo worship of my father. A real man who is comfortable in his own skin; a provider and protector; an all-round great guy, … Continue reading

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