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Tweet Share I’ve never been a brilliant sleeper. Chuck a bit of stress into my life and I’ll either not be able to get to sleep in the first place, or – much more commonly in recent years – I’ll wake up at stupid o’clock and not be able to get back to sleep. So…

It’s been twelve years since our first Christmas with Type 1 diabetes. Our younger son Tom was diagnosed in December 2000, casting a long shadow over the Yuletide season that year. The process of getting him diagnosed was far from straightforward, but I won’t go into the gory details as I’ve blogged about it before.…

Tweet Share At ten past seven this morning, I waved our son Joe off on a French exchange. He’s 14 now, and much taller than my wife Jacqui, but he still seems quite young for such a challenging adventure. Even all these years later, I remember how scary it was going off on a French…