Soon we will realise no-one is holding the babies

Jack Waterford
Updated May 24 2024 - 10:56pm, first published 12:00pm

This weekend we will celebrate the 50th birthday of my eldest daughter, Melisande Sarah. Sometime over the next month, her daughter and the wife of one of her sons, will each be having a baby, her first two grandchildren, my first two great-grandchildren. Sarah's mother-in law is still alive: she will become a great great grandmother.

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Jack Waterford

Jack Waterford is a former editor of The Canberra Times.

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