Category Archives: Parenting, Kids, Family

Parenting, kids and family, everything family!

Gibraltar.

Gibraltar. A visit there with the family on our trip to Spain. It’s a strange old world in the end because although I had an excellent education, and came from an Old Colonial country. I always thought that Gibraltar was … Continue reading

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Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 3.

Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 3, and the continuing saga of Rusty of a Drysdale of and Spook’s drinking escapade. So we make it to the dining hall unspotted by any prefect or master who would betray us to … Continue reading

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Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 2.

Lively lads, Grey House, Plumtree School 2. A continuation of my time there and some added input. The Drysdale twins Bruce and Scott have now left but the brother Rusty is still there and so is the youngest Forbes. Aye, … Continue reading

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Father of the Bride.

The great moment arrives.Father of the bride. The speech and public speaking. Now believe it or not I have had many experiences with and listening to speeches. From being taught at college and then on from there. Your twenty first … Continue reading

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Catholicism, and growing up with it.

Catholicism and growing up with it, simply means that I was, still am, a Catholic, brought up with two staunch Catholic parents. My Mother was the type of person who loved nothing better than going down to a Catholic Church … Continue reading

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Cochlear ear implant pioneer.

The Cochlear ear implant is a medical miracle and don’t I know it. This is about hope, it’s about trying to inspire people not to listen to doom sayers. Sometimes life can treat you harshly, but many people have and … Continue reading

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Chapman Golf Range.

Chapman golf range is a splendid little gem to hone up your golf game and while away some hours in the sunshine and wonderful atmosphere provided here. I can of course speak with some authority having just been there myself. … Continue reading

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