Monthly Archives: May 2021

Mum’s the Word: a Blog for American Mother’s Day

I have two mothers. They’re both dead. One was called Mum. It would have felt disrespectful to call her Doreen. The other one – the first one – was mostly called Mom. My dad called me out if I slipped … Continue reading

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Marriage & Special Features

We’ve been married a ridiculously long time: so much for the friends and family who said it would never last. I think it’s more of a tribute to his patience and sense of hope; as for me, well, I can … Continue reading

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