Family life: Mum and I ‘twinning’ ahead of our time; David Bowie’s Kooks and foraged-mushroom risotto


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Twinning” is a big thing now on social media. Lots of gorgeous mummies and daddies with their unimaginably gorgeous mini-mes, nonchalantly modelling matching designer dungarees and slogan T-shirts. Looking into the distance with an air of: “Oh, are you taking a photo of us? We didn’t notice, as we were too busy staring lovingly at each other.” I bet my mum never knew she was ahead of such a trend – 30 years ahead. She wasn’t even trying to be trendy or meaning for us to look super cute together – this twinning was born out of necessity.

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