My mother, Jocasta Innes, who abandoned us

This picture is not quite what it seems. The baby is Jason Goodwin with his smiling parents and his sister. But his mother is having an affair and, within weeks, she will leave and take on another life

Mum and Dad are posing at the front door with their young children and the family dog. Everyone is happy and grinning for the camera. Even the dog is smiling. But when I look closely it’s not quite as cheerful as I supposed. I’m like a detective in a novel. “Let me see that photo again,” I might say. “The picture of the …read more

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