Being A Dad

I’m looking forward to seeing my lad today. With all due respect to all my other family and friends, he is the most important person in my life and, if I achieve nothing else in my entire life (That’s going… Read More ›


Visiting my semi-conscious, gravely ill dad in Medway hospital, I fought back many tears to say these following last words to him…“If this is you “playing the cards you’re dealt” (his favourite idiom on life) then it looks like you… Read More ›

Emergency Talks

Last week my frail and weak, elderly dad pulled his red helpline cord at his sheltered housing accommodation. The Lifeline operator called me to say that an ambulance had been sent because my dad was having trouble getting out of… Read More ›