Tag Archives: Dad

In The Raw

As the sun slowly set on 2016, I watched from a beach on the Dorset coastline, and I thought of my dad. Today, writing my first post of a new year, I think of all that’s happened since I wrote … Continue reading

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The Black Cat And The Strawberry Moon

Before I got the news about Dad, a ‘Strawberry Moon‘ appeared in our June skies. So-called as it marks the beginning of strawberry season, this full moon was a rare occurrence because it coincided with Summer Solstice on June 21st, … Continue reading

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My Dad – A Story of Alcoholism & Atonement

‘Bungling Burglar, Ex-Lag, Gun-Threat Pensioner’.  Let me introduce you to my dear old dad.  Please know, however, these are not my descriptions of my dad, oh no.  These are headlines taken from newspapers. This is because my dad is famous.  … Continue reading

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