Family History


The story so far. The story will be continued.

We have now arrived at the moment where Jah has been officially adopted. Unsurprisingly, this is not the end of the story. It is simply a […]

Bringing the good news from London to Leicester. Adoption Day.

I don’t remember much about the journey home to Leicester with the good news about Jah’s official Adoption. We knew that the children were all waiting […]

Adoption Day arrived at last.

As November drew nearer and nearer, Jah grew more anxious. We did not want to make a big issue of going to the Court for his […]

Continuing with Jah’s story

Recently I have been doing what this blog title suggests and indulging in ‘Adoption Reflections’. Now I’d like to continue Jah’s story. To re-cap where we […]

Waiting – Jah’s Life Story Book

For well over one year we were considered as Jah’s Foster parents, with a view to becoming his adoptive parents. The delay was partly due to […]

Memoir ? “A Rock for Jah”/Blog/Children’s stories/Poetry/Sundry reflections.

MEMOIR Recently a friend asked me whether I would write up our family experience in a Memoir. He has seen the blog and said some nice […]

“Families visible by Colour”. Multicultural Britain Today and Looking Back to the 1970s.

  MULTICULTURAL BRITAIN TODAY A few days before I published a blog post “Ethnic Minorities in the countryside”, I received a beautifully produced and well-thought-out handbook. […]

Multi-racial/Multicoloured lessons from the countryside – Explaining things to children.

We all have things to explain to our children.  If a child’s two parents come from different countries/backgrounds/faiths/race etc., there will be many basic things that […]

Ethnic minority people visiting the countryside

I have friends who live in rural Co. Durham.  When their grandson went for interviews at various universities in cities like Leeds and Manchester, he was […]