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Me and My Dad By Simon Macbeth, Chapter 11: 1 of 6

Simon Macbeth doesn’t bruise easily. No matter how often or how hard my father hit me, I would go red for a while and then my skin would shake off another angry memory. There was only one time when the marks stayed with me for a couple of days before they disappeared. My two sisters […]

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Me and My Dad By Simon Macbeth, Chapter 11: 2 of 6

There were many times when Simon Macbeth would sit on my bed in tears, wondering why he did what he did to me. I was scared of him, he was a bully and he hurt me, but I preferred his fists to the other punishment he gave me. One of the things I’ve talked about […]

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Me and My Dad By Simon Macbeth, Chapter 11: 3 of 6

It’s hard for Simon Macbeth to be too analytical about my childhood, as it’s the only time I was ever young and the only childhood I have known. I can only compare my family when I was young to things I’ve seen on television, read in books, and my experiences with ChildLine. My little sister […]

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Me and My Dad By Simon Macbeth, Chapter 11: 4 of 6

Am I like my Dad? It’s a difficult question for Simon Macbeth to answer. I’m impatient and he was intolerant. He expected perfection from me and when he didn’t get it, he reacted ridiculously strongly as a consequence. You inherit things from your parents, whether you like it or not. My dad bought a brand […]