Dave Daze

Every day is a good day

Sunday 30 December 2001: St Keverne, Cornwall

Last eve met my great-nephew Liam Terry … about eight months old, Nicola’s boy, and a grand little chap he is. How long is it since I’ve dandled – and what language other than English has such a beautiful verb as ‘dandle’ – a baby? We dribbled and drooled and smiled at each other and banged heads