What’s your name, Mummy?

A few days a go, Lord B shyly said to me, “mm, hh, Mummy, what’s your name?” He seemed somewhat ashamed of not knowing this, and of only just realising he didn’t. “Rosemary”, I said. “Hm, Rosie.” “No, Rosemary.” “Rosie.” “Yes, sure, Rosie.” (I hate being called Rosie.) Then he said, “What’s Daddy’s name?” Well … Continue reading

Names and titles

I thought I should probably explain the names of my children a bit. I’ve tried to be consistent in how I refer to them, but may not have succeeded, and also it’s boring. So here’s who they are, and sometimes why. Lord B. His real name is Benedict. Uncle Joshy (or Brother? if I’m his … Continue reading