Monthly Archives: March 2013

Son of my Father

“You sound just like your father,” my wife Mary exclaimed as we trudged along an icy canal towpath yesterday. It isn’t the first time she’s said that and it most certainly won’t be the last. I take it as a … Continue reading

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The long goodbye

24 years ago, almost to the day, I wandered wide-eyed into BBC Television Centre for the first time to take up a job with BBC Television News. In a few hours, I’ll walk out of the now surplus-to-requirements home of … Continue reading

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Thank goodness for Cocoa.

I went to see Mum again yesterday for the first time since “that visit” when she hadn’t known me. I have to admit I approached my return with a good deal of trepidation but Mum’s smile when I walked through … Continue reading

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