Barry's Blog

Dunfermline based web developer, long lost brother, husband, father, & guitarist

September 2017

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Finding my half brother and sister

I was found by my sister after 40 years apart. I chronicalled this here, little did I know what I had lying in store for me. In the process of trying to find our dad we looked for marriage or death certificates and we found a marriage certificates for him. We were also able to find out he had 2 children a boy called Andrew Clark, and a girl called Lesley Clark. The thought of… View More

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It's all family at the end of the day

Well today (well ok it was late last night but....) my sister big sister confirmed we had found our half brother and sister Andrew and Lesley. We introduced ourselves to them and as you can imagine they were a little surprised and taken aback by all this as they had no knowledge of either myself or Tracy! but i knew how weird it was for them as I had exactly the same encounter only last year when Tracy found me! It will take… View More

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Family - When the grass is always greener on the other side

With all the goings on in my life I would have to say that being found by my sister has to be both the most traumatic and most uplifting of all of them. I was raised by a wonderful adoptive parents. Really, I went without very little and although there was never any malice or abuse there was still a spark missing. I'd look at my wife's family especially when… View More

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iPhone X - Welcome to Android

Yesterday Apple unveiled a new iPhone the iPhone x (ten) and frankly It just looked like a Samsung Phone when i first saw it and I know I'm not alone in this! It just strikes me that where once apple lauded over everyone under the reign of Steve Jobs their questionable superiority, now they just seem like a rich kid always playing catchup. Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 is not without its quirks and indeed it's flaws, but it did make… View More

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Connecting with family

Spent the day with my daughter having taken her to my birth mother's house. Was so nice to see her just accepting and chatting away. It seems she's totally accepting of me having two mothers, she's really a godsend.… View More