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Category Archives: Personal history

George, the hero

George is a great name. It was my dad’s name and now it is my son’s. It was also the adopted name of my literary hero George Orwell. I love … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

My dad lost bits of himself for 20 years, then in 2008 his body died

My tribute at his funeral My dad was a physical man. I remember how only a few years ago we were walking across a packed out Clapham Common on a … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

About me

I was born in 1961 (Battersea, London) and had a wonderful childhood growing up on a very nice council estate. For the last 15 years, I have worked for the … Continue reading

August 13, 2014


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