Always Do Your Favourite Things On Your Birthday

Today my youngest nephew is 21. Cheers! Where have those two decades gone? The Christmas immediately before he was born, I went to visit his parents and his older brother and sister in Tokyo and while I was gone, my flat was burgled. I was devastated as times were hard then too and my grandmother’s beautiful engagement ring was one of the losses. The April after he was born my father died. I’ve been without a father for two decades and he without a grandfather he ever knew, though my Dad at least knew him. By strange co-incidence, my nephew has […]

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