Football frightens me
I have sons who love football and so for years I have stood in mud and cold by the side of small pitches watching kids kick a ball. Then they grow up and want to keep on kicking a ball. None of this do I have any issue with. Health, fitness, being part of a … Read more
I’m so lucky; my life is filled with everyday heroes.
I work with people who every day make a positive difference to other people’s lives, and some days, save lives, just by noticing and caring.
I know people who are heroic in just living with the situations they have going on, when every day is … Read more
In Praise of Football
This is a blog I never thought I would write.
I was going to have daughters. As a rampant feminist in my 20s I had ordered girl children only. I was going to be colouring in butterflies with gel pens, going to ballet classes, and brushing hair into plaits. I can do all of these … Read more