Little things

Returning to work after Christmas can feel dark – literally and metaphorically.   If you’re in an office job like mine, you’ve hopefully had an extended break from the office and the routine that goes with it. The fear, which starts when you realise you can’t remember your network password, what you were doing before the break,Continue reading “Little things”

Dining with a toddler

I am the father of a two year old. This isn’t a surprise to me. I was fully involved in the process and spend every day with my son. Yet, sometimes, when I go out for meal, I do find myself surprised. I am surprised that I haven’t fully considered Teddy’s needs nor ours, whenContinue reading “Dining with a toddler”

Time of death

Tilly was born at 0056 on Saturday 26 May 2018. I’m sure you know that already. But I knew because they announce it, and they write it on the board. It also stops the giant clock on the wall. It is unambiguous. But the time of death is different. Less clear cut. They don’t actuallyContinue reading “Time of death”

Happy Father’s Day

Today is Father’s Day. I won’t lie, beyond buying a card and arranging a gift for my dad, I didn’t think about it at all. However, I woke to a couple of messages from friends and family wishing me a happy day or telling me they were thinking of me. It was only at thisContinue reading “Happy Father’s Day”