One of the benefits of having the first name of Richard is that there are so many nicknames and pet-names. Here’s just a few that I’ve used or been called over the years: Rich Richie Rick Ricko Rickie Ricardo Dick Dickie However there’s one variant of the name that I’ve not heard before, and that’s […]
This is Alfie, a mixed-breed Jack Russell Terrier we rescued from the dog pound in 2016. He’s currently about 3-4 years old, and has bags of energy.
What’s the tradition? The first son inherits the family business, the second joins the priesthood, the third becomes a doctor, and the fourth a soldier? I’m sure it’s something like that. Well, in my immediate family the first of the current generation (my brother) is something in marketing – so not exactly the family business, […]
As of this morning, I have a new-found respect for my mother – not that I didn’t respect her before. It’s just that the high level of previous respect has shot up to an even greater level. This is the first year that I’m not due to celebrate Christmas in my parent’s home (I’m being […]