“I’ve had acknowledgements from Exeter and Edinburgh, Dad.”
“That’s great, Ben,” I say, outwardly smiling.
But inside I’m a mix of emotions. Pleasure, panic, relief, sadness.
Twelve hours ago our youngest son pressed ‘send.’ And that was that. His university application was hurled into cyberspace.
Clearly it’s landed safely. At least in Exeter and Edinburgh. And I’m pleased for him. Ben’s ready to go. He’s ready for the next step, ready to leave home.
But does he need to be quite so far from home?
“What about York?”
“Much too close.” [Read more…]