Happy Christmas 2018


It is Christmas Eve morning – and I am still at work although it is a half day – and, as it will be difficult to post this message tomorrow, I am doing so today.  This is just to wish you a very happy Christmas; you are in the thoughts of all of your family in the UK.  I sent you some money for Christmas this year, see below, as it is difficult to decide what to buy for you now – along with a card of The Shard in London.  I hope that you have a lovely day tomorrow.  I will post a further message to you at New Year time.

Happy 10th Birthday


You were born 10 years ago this evening at the Princess Royal Hospital near Bromley.  Happy 10th birthday to you.

When I last saw you in 2011, you were a toddler; now you are a young man.  It is hard for me to imagine.

I hope you are having a lovely day.  I mailed a package to you on 19 November which should be with you by now.  I will be sending a further package shortly for Christmas as the final mailing day is coming up soon.

7 years on


Summer 2018 message

Hello Hugo

I hope that you are keeping well.  A little earlier today I posted some items to you in Japan; see photographs below.

Your paternal Grandad, so my Dad, turns 90 on 10 September 2018.  Everyone here in the UK is overjoyed by that.  Dad and I are travelling to Guernsey at the beginning of September for a short break to mark the occasion; we will be staying with Uncle Bill in St Peter Port.  I will post some photos later this month on this blog.  Dad has chosen to spend the day of his 90th birthday quietly but Edd, Liz and I will be meeting up with him at Christmas to mark the milestone.

Dad is always asking about you and would love to hear from you, as would I and the rest of your family in the UK.