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”

22nd June 2020

Darling Paloma, What news can I tell you today? Well, let’s start that it is all set for you to join us on Thursday at around lunchtime. I have to admit, though with the date looming, it makes me nervous to just write that down. The scan at the end of last week was perfectlyContinue reading “22nd June 2020”

29th May 2020

Darling Paloma, Your mother went for another scan yesterday. You’ll know this, of course, as you were rudely disturbed and grew a little bothered. But who can blame you? There you were, curled up in the warmth of your mother’s tummy, and this contraption (it’s a scanning device by the way!) was being rolled overContinue reading “29th May 2020”

17th May 2020

Darling Paloma, Well, the news on the pregnancy front, which of course you would know is that you are rotating from the breech position. It means that you were positioned heads up in your mother’s uterus with your feet pointing towards the birth canal. Now you have turned halfway. So in layman’s terms, your headContinue reading “17th May 2020”

22nd April 2020

Darling Paloma, We have a new hero in this country. Someone I’d like to think you will hear about when you grow. And if you don’t, I will make sure you will know how a valiant idea made a remarkable connection to our world during these turbulent days. Thomas Moore, a father of two andContinue reading “22nd 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”