28th June 2020

Darling Paloma Something told me it was not going to be straight forward. Why? I’m still not sure but maybe because everything leading up to the day had gone so well.So what can I tell you, my beautiful daughter? That the day you were born was the warmest day of the year? That there wasn’tContinue reading “28th June 2020”

20th April 2020

Darling Paloma, ‘ Wait here,’ I said, ‘ or rather wait over there,’ pointing to the next sto op so I could make my way to our front door. The old gentleman in the tweed suit had returned (back today in a white suit, white shirt and college tie). And just when I thought I’dContinue reading “20th April 2020”

16th April 2020

Darling Paloma, We suffered our first family loss on Wednesday. Your mother’s step father Fernando succumbed to what the doctor believed to be coronavirus at his home in Madrid. He had been unwell for some time and though he had fought dementia with the spirit of a prize fighter COVID-19 grew to be too strongContinue reading “16th April 2020”