‘Being 13’ by Matilda Burke

Our 21st century world through the eyes of a 13 year old girl

Hello I’m Matilda, but people call me Tilly! I am 13 years old and home schooled. I live in the Lake district with my mum (Camilla, who is a writer and editor for ‘A Life Loved’)…

6 min

Letter to my Teenage Son

How to be a good man, or ‘The Book of Mum’

Two years ago, my teenage son told me he wanted to go and live with his father in South Africa. His dream was to attend a well-known boys’ school near Capetown for his A-levels, a school which…

5 min