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I bought this book as a tongue-in-cheek gift for my wife.  I may have commented that it’d take her a long time to fill it.  In the last two weeks, I’ve probably done enough to warrant buying her a second copy… It’s Thursday and I’m in London for work.  My elbow had felt sore the…

My approach to illness is to ignore it as much as I can and just get on with my life. When I write “illness”, I don’t think of diabetes in this category: I know not to ignore diabetes. What I mean is, when I have a cold, I try to battle through. I may drink…

Tweet Share Illness has descended on our household like a damp, smelly old blanket. Tom (13) was off school for most of last week with a nasty viral thing, Joe (16) came down with it on Tuesday and has been in his sick bed ever since, and in the middle of last night my wife…

Tweet Share Few things make you realise how little privacy you have as a parent more than being called away to do something whilst urinating. I realise that’s not the most delicate opening sentence you’re ever going to read, so if you’re offended either stop reading now or buckle in and get ready for more…