the first of four children to... 

2nd august 2009

here in britain young men used to call young women birds

we called young women birds because young men and

small boys would be at home doing nothing in particular

when, from another room, a spontaneous burst of happiness

caused a small boy's mother or a young man's wife to

start singing their favourite song

it was just like a bird had flown into the house and started singing


1st known photo

age 4 or 5

(the smaller of the two)






 (26th march 2012)

30th may 2014



the five loves of my life...

children, women, walking, music and dancing

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