7 - Living in Australia after emigrating from North East.
14 - At Usworth Comp - average, got on with most people, playing footy for school.
21 - Was in second job, working at Berghaus. Moved in to flat with girlfriend in Downhill.
28 - Married with son, living back in Washington. Started job in software development. Father-in-law died.
35 - Working in Newcastle, moved to latest house, dad passed away.
42 - Mother-in-law died. Sabbatical from work, 6 week trip to Australia - returned to redundancy.
49 - Working as an IT contractor, mother passed away suddenly.
Both me and the missus parents are gone, my son left home this year. Just the two of us again. Life is canny though and we intend to spend more time doing things we've put off due to jobs etc. Playing guitar, writing songs/stories, drawing, more holidays. I'll probably drop dead tomorrow.