Tag: family

Being late and being me

I hate being late. I don’t dislike it; I don’t have a little downer on it; I completely and utterly hate it. I get hot sweats and a racing heart when it happens. Almost worse is the anticipation... Read more

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Toughest job in the world

Mrs J and I are 20 months into our toughest job. Just when we thought we were doing ok we got the reality check that every parent knows about. There is nothing in this post that is unique to us;... Read more

My daughter's face

It has taken that picture; that gut-wrenching, nauseating, deeply unsettling picture to remind me what this is all about. It is about my fellow human beings; often young boys and girls not much older... Read more

Two weeks. A lifetime.

I have been thinking about this post for the two weeks or so since our daughter, Aoife, was born. It has taken until the last few days for me to commit pen to paper, well, finger to iPad screen. Why?... Read more

Ivan Cameron

David Cameron and his whole family are in my thoughts and prayers today on the loss of their son, Ivan. I have written to David this morning and offered my condolences on behalf of Halton... Read more