Day: August 4, 2015

When a smile breaks your heart

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Nick, Bournemouth, before the attack I frequently write about my son… as I see him every day, it is natural that he is very much part of my everyday life, even without the story of his incredible journey to tell. But I have two sons, and my younger son’s story is a quieter tale. Alex is…

Model aeroplanes, stone walls and the dog’s disc

When I was a youngster, I dreamed of having a ‘radio-control’ model aeroplane.  At every chance, I would pore over well-thumbed magazine articles about how you could build your own ‘single-channel’ radio control transmitter, which, in conjunction with impossibly complex on-board gadgetry, including a well-wound rubber band to power the mechanism that changed the rudder setting, would allow you the merest smidgen of control … Read More Model aeroplanes, stone walls and the dog’s disc

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