Genetics

Hereditary traits can be passed on so strongly. And then sometimes not at all.Take my daughter Jessie. In some ways she’s the spitting image of her Dear Dad: She’s kind, she’s funny, she’s thoughtful, she can crack me up with some of her observations on life. I love the way she teases me – gentleContinue reading “Genetics”

A 1928 Chevy and a 1922 Swanie

The one is still fully original: The other has had various titanium and plastic parts fitted, and electronic, leather and wooden accessories attached*. Both were seen at LindiLou’s Tarr Roses Open Day. . *Titanium knee, plastic knee, titanium specs, plastic spec lenses, plastic lens implants, electronic hearing aids, leather hat & shoes, wooden walking stick.

For You Guys When I’m Not Around

For You Guys When I’m Not Around Like, if I was on an island in the Okavango Delta sipping champagne out of cellphone reach and you can’t ask me for advice or money?* Then read this . . . Love – I love you guys more than you’ll ever know. And I’m very very proudContinue reading “For You Guys When I’m Not Around”

The Hamstring Hop

Absolutely not, I told Aitch. Forget it. I’ll pull a hamstring, I told her. NO WAY. So I line up for the Dad’s 100m race at Livingstone Primary School. Me and twenty other Dad’s half my age. I’m wearing long pants, long-sleeve shirt and a tie. I’ve removed my leather shoes. Typical delusion of justContinue reading “The Hamstring Hop”