Father’s Day – Farewell Dad

My Dad died twenty years ago today. In the midst of a clean-out at my Mum’s house this morning I found the eulogy I wrote and read at his funeral. I didn’t know she’d kept it. It’s only a little word, Dad, but, when you think about it, very special. There were only two of […]

Please Take My Son

(c) Julie Boyd ‘Will you please take my son?’ She stood on the front doorstep of my newly acquired, tiny, ramshackle home, a stunningly beautiful woman. Her long dark curls rioting around a face that would have painters swooning. Gold hoop earrings swung like halos that had slipped, ever so slightly. A brightly patterned skirt […]

Fatherhood – Catalyst

The importance of fathers to child development http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/fatherhood/