The Girl, my daughter who is the first child with Down Syndrome to attend Cardiff High School, has just commenced Year 11. Like so many of her peers, she is already having to think about what and where she will be studying in Years 12 and 13. When her mother, The Boss, and I were The Girl’s age it was a straightforward choice; we would enter the sixth form and thereafter go on to sit ‘A’ levels and attend university….


Musings of a proud dad: beating Downs barriers My Cardiff Times column. Thursday 15 December 2016 I am at Beresford’s Opticians in Wellfield Road for new lenses and, out of the blue, two members of staff here have told me they look forward to reading my monthly Musings, said one:  “I enjoy your column and read it every month; you write well”. Then we had a nice chat. Made my day! Here is the link to December’s column: http://content.yudu.com/Library/A41n6y/CardiffTimesDecember/resources/index.htm?referrerUrl