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It's not complicated.

I love you Tim, but not as much as I love my girlfriend, my soon to be ex-husband and our daughter.

(19) In A Heartbeat

So, Isabelle, we are going home. As soon as it was out there, the possibility of it, we stopped thinking of the flat here as any more...

(18) Heart or Head

We have reached a place in the scheme of things where it is comfortable to all spend time together, Katrina, Ian, Isabelle and I. We can...

(17) Goodbye Margaret

I am glad that I visited Margaret on Boxing Day - it had been a while, and I had been putting it off. She died earlier this week. It is...

(16) Soar - A Goodbye

Last year began with two goodbyes. All goodbyes are sad, but some are more sad than others. Alasdair went missing from his fishing boat...

(15) Happy Birthday Katrina JOY

We arrived at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness at 3 in the morning, on the 22nd of December (2004), two hours after my waters announced it...

(13) Be A Teacher (Part One)

Life Lesson number 6. Be a teacher. 'Please? Please be a teacher. Teachers are the most admirable and important people in the world. You...

(12) A Dark Place

You took me to a dark place. I hear that you wondered would I still be with Ian if you hadn't have. You asked did I blame you. I am glad...

(11) Slide

Mike said to me, on the Camera Obscura trip, as he ran his hand down the Edinburgh News Steps' railings, that he couldn't help thinking...

(10) I Wanna Hold Your Hand

We went, last month, to a truly great 60th birthday party. We went, last month, to a truly great 60th birthday party. Great, because the...

(9) Read the label

Katrina said she thought it must be harder for someone with a bisexual partner, than someone with a heterosexual partner or a homosexual...

(8) Boxes

I wish you had never been born, she hears, when she dares to take herself there. She won't stay, she won't lay herself bare And she finds...

(7) Mickle Mockle

Better get back to Tim before I get carried away too soon with the angry people. I amended the cartoon that was Chris Madden's cartoon...

(6) Run

There are some thoughtless people. There are some angry, thoughtless people. It only takes four angry people to throw someone off course....

(5) 10 Things I Love About You

You deserve a medal, Isabelle. You would say you have already won it, but then you would also feel bad about thinking that. It has not...

(4) Notes to Katrina

I was rummaging around this bag of words for songs, staves, keys, accidentals (YOU were not that; you were so absolutely wanted, planned...

(2) So. Why Tim Minchin?

Because I like the words that come out of his mouth. And I like the way he delivers them. In his Occasional Address to the University of...

(1) Add A Catchy Title

I have spent much of my life thinking 'Oh this would make a good title for an autobiography (When I Was Taller)...... That would be a...






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