"My daughter being born was the best moment of my life"
Mike was in no doubt about that and there was no hesitation.
He was sat in his van in a supermarket carpark - doing his job. He repairs chips in car windscreens - while you wait. On a gloomy wet day, there was a quiet moment, so I approached and asked.
"She's 15 now. They know it all then don't they? And the way things are now...so different...with facebook and all that.... when I was that age it used to be that if there was a problem it was just two or three of you and you'd sort it out face to face kind of thing, now it gets so widespread, with the internet. Much bigger. But that's how it is for them now. No point fighting it...!"