our family

September 13, 2018

kissed before you’ve even been born

by your cousin Ava in our kitchen as we look on in delight your father moves to stand beside your mother he puts one arm around […]
September 13, 2018

the day we heard the News

the world’s a different place tonight to what it was this morning in the warmth of our daughter-in-law a life has begun   her life his […]
March 27, 2018

for Bryn on the occasion of his 31st birthday, 27th March 2018

we can’t hold you like this so easily anymore but you’re still just as close to our hearts
March 9, 2017

Tea and Symphony 2

The spaces in the Albany Parking Garage seem smaller, or is it that the car’s bigger.  Tonight the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra will present the first in […]
February 26, 2017

I love you in other words

Did you sleep well? Is there anything I can do to help you? There’s Mac Cheese in the oven. Who’s the designated driver? If you need […]
November 7, 2016

for Rhys on the occasion of his 31st birthday, 4th November 2016

September 17, 2016

the word I hate to hear you say is

April 26, 2016

Open Gates

August 2000 flushed faces huge grins gently taking the guys down my son open-faced they laugh as they try to stop one another so absorbed and […]
April 26, 2016

Myriorama Moment

“in whichever order these twenty-four cards are laid side by side the result will be a perfectly harmonious landscape” after all the years of waiting, on […]
April 15, 2016

Night Cricket

All the Hilton boys were in a grandstand
April 15, 2016

Poem for Rhys and Michelle

on the night before your wedding
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