Behind The Child
Sunday, 22 January 2017
A walk down memory lane
A is off on a church youth residential trip this weekend. I spent the night, doing the grunt work for her, and left her this morning to get ...
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
The house that love rebuilt.
This is a tale of two houses. I wonder if I've ever shared the story of our first home here in Abingdon? From a very early age, I knew...
Saturday, 24 September 2016
Blackberry and apple brownies, version 2.
Our apple tree is groaning, branches bent low and brushing the ground with the weight of their burden. But still not quite ripe for harvest,...
Monday, 29 August 2016
Life is risky. This is a risk. I couldn't have done this a few years ago; Amana's brain condition meant that tipping her up caused ...
Summer of fun.
Amana is not built to be an only child. And there's no doubt she loved Imi hugely. But, there's equally no doubt that having Imi pla...
There was once a girl, who wanted to run a race with her Dad. Not a problem, you might think, except that this girl happens to have cerebral...
Sunday, 3 July 2016
There's a song we used to sing the Guides to sleep to at summer camp. "Protect me, O Lord, for my boat is so small/protect me, O L...
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