My Journey

From mind to paper and back again.

Activity 20.4

on February 19, 2009

 

Mum – Childminder, 2 sisters and a brother, born in 60’s in Manchester.

The day starts early during the week, the first one arrives at seven thirty. I have to get my own kids up before the pick-up run and school drop off. My kids have a much different up bringing to my own, two sisters and a brother to contend with, to be seen and heard – although I was daddy’s little girl. Being born the youngest gave me that advantage, a cuddle was always waiting for me at the end of the day. The sixty’s and seventy’s made Mum the boss of the house with dad coming home from the mines filthy. They could often be heard arguing late at night, mum smoking and dad with a tipple. Manchester was a cloud of smog back then, although it hasn’t particularly changed much.

Alyssa Milano – Actress, one brother, Born in the 70’s in New York.

Alyssa is the daughter of two very successful parents, her mother was the daughter of a fashion designer and her father was a film music editor. She was born in the busy city of Brooklyn, New York. In later life the family moved to Staten Island where she was raised with her younger brother Cory. As a child she had many acting roles, the first of which was a role in the touring Annie and in 1988 she filmed a teen workout video Teen Steam.

In 1998 Alyssa took a role in the longest standing series with all female leads, Charmed, she also began to produce the show in later series. She played Phoebe Halliwell, one of three sisters and a witch, battling demons and looking for love. In real life though Alyssa has been lucky in love, having dated professional athletes, singers such as Justin Timberlake and is now engaged to a Creative Arts Agent and planning the perfect wedding.

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