It's my oldest son's birthday today. This is his birthday card, based on a drawing he did of our neighbour's cows when he was small; I didn't date it, so I've no idea how old he was at the time.
Kimbo has always been the nearest thing to the perfect son. He performed well at school, never caused us anguish, travelled throughout the world without phoning home for cash, gained his degree in Oxford, speaks French, he bowls and bats well (cricket), and has never been unemployed. He is also married, and has two lovely boys.
He has a wonderful sense of humour, and when we're together there's never a dull moment.... He's also an uncompromising gourmet, which suits me fine.
I miss you terribly
you know how it is,
for when we're apart
it's such a rotten swiz.
Happy birthday darling. Papa xxx