All life’s major events take place over the phone for me.

November 1994 Jack, It is really just hitting me what I have given up over the last few years and probably more upsetting, is what I am about to give up in the next 12 months.  I just feel that you don’t understand, or appreciate what I’ve lost, or listen to me when I try to talk about it, so I’m putting it in writing … Continue reading All life’s major events take place over the phone for me.

1 to 16 May 1994 – French Road Trip with Mum

I found these notes by my mother amongst my correspondence. When visiting me in the UK in 1994, Mum and I drove a beat up old Corolla from Hertfordshire through France and back – Mum kept notes on each days travel, speedometer etc. This is one of her many “lists” – things she liked about France. As our family’s story progresses you’ll understand why lists were so important … Continue reading 1 to 16 May 1994 – French Road Trip with Mum