I became shy, because if your own father ignores you, why would anyone else pay you attention? Various men asked her out — which was not surprising as she was, and still is, beautiful.I even remember one exciting Valentine’s Day when 50 orchids from one admirer were delivered to our house.James did not appreciate the prospect of another man vying for his mother’s affection and sulked at the top of the stairs, throwing plastic dinosaurs at him. She has since told me that she would have loved to have given James and me more time to settle into our new life but, at 37, she didn’t have time to waste.Now that he had a natural son, Keith decided to look into adopting James and me, so that we three children would be treated the same in the eyes of the law if anything happened to him or to my mother.Here is a small example: one day, he was particularly arrogant and cocky to Mum, capping it off by taking me out and buying me a glittery ‘Daddy’s Girl’ T-shirt just to torment her.My childish delight in his present seems painfully ironic now. She juggled shifts so that she could still pick me up from school near our home in East London every day when the bell rang at 3.10pm.While I was undoubtedly confused and distressed by their divorce, I remember those years after my father left with some fondness.Life was easier, more contented, without the arguments, without his lies.
From smiling pictures of me on his desk to copies of my articles on his walls, he has displayed my successes for all to see.
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But later, after I had calmed down, I felt relieved that he hadn’t known who I was.
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