Barry's Blog

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

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Adoption and me

The inconvenient Child Growing up as a child is never easy, growing up as a child without any sense of connection to the world around you even more so. This was my reality, my take on the world around me growing up. I always knew I was adopted and roughly knowing what that meant and for the most part I was ok with it. I was raised by good people, my adopted father was a carpenter and adopted mother a school teacher. I almost never… 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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Visiting my big sister

This weekend I'm visiting my big sister in Bristol but I also took my wife and daughter to meet her as they hadn't met her yet. Journey was long as we set off at 6 am and arrived before 15:00 since I'm the only one that can drive I was so tired. I really don't have the words to describe how happy i was to have my wife and daughter finally meeting my sister. Just felt so right, and so nice to be a real family.… View More

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Being found by my sister: 1 year on

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of me being found by my sister after 41 years apart. (documented here) It marks the end of not being connected to the world around me (With obvious… View More

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Family update

Currently on holidays but thought I'd post an update on how things are going. My Birth Mother My birth mother and I still remain close and we have had long heart felt chats about our feelings and have been there for each other. Having my birth mother there makes everything feel so nice. Big sister Big sister and I remain as close as ever. I do try to not over crowd her and let her and her partner have as… View More