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With its candle lit, Andrew Burdett was delighted with the cake father Richard had made.

My Late‑eenth Birthday – 22 June 2014

A birthday in late-April is no time to hold a celebration (examinations begin in the early weeks of May), but two months on, my late eighteenth birthday party was blessed with wonderful weather.

Five years after the family hosted an evening boat party to mark Mum’s 50th and Harriet’s 18th, I picked this Sunday afternoon to hold my very own. With me engrossed in revision, Dad had done the vast majority of the organising, although I came up with the finer details: deciding on the menu, compiling the playlist, and suggesting a ‘Henley’ dress code.

THE CRACK OF DAWN: We walked through the few hours of darkness, eventually arriving in Cookham for this sunrise. (Photo: Phil Bray)

Overnight Walk – 23rd June 2012

I joined my friend Phil Bray and a few members of the Parkside Christian Fellowship group, for a walk from 12:00am to 5:00am on Saturday, 23 June 2012. After a lack of information –...

Photo of the Week – 3 April 2011

This Week’s Photo Taken just minutes before Friday’s joint-schools concert, it shows the sun setting behind the hillside on which Taplow Court stands. It reminds me of the satisfaction I got when just four...

Photo of the Week – 20 March 2011

This Week’s Photo Taken as I cycled from town to the river yesterday, this previously-unreleased photo shows the beautiful daffodils that line the Bath Road against the clear blue sky. About ‘Photo of the...