Monthly Archives: February 2006

houseproud hold-up hopeful

I’m in the process of trying to buy a house in Sheffield, four doors up from my sister. It’s a private sale; the current owner, a friend of hers, now lives in New Zealand and has let the place to … Continue reading

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the brain makes no noise

About to feed Ian a piece of salmon this evening,  I came out with all the usual stuff about how it’s good for the brain and it’ll make him clever. He fixed me with his eye, shook his head, and … Continue reading

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parents and children

Nobody can escape having parents, but loving them is optional. On the other hand, nobody has to have children, but for those who do, loving them is not just mandatory; it’s an inescapable compulsion.

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