estranged children

Fairfax go on media charm offensive for Graham McCready

McCready is suffering the consequences of his actions.

Normally people are discharged from bankruptcy after three years but Mr McCready said he was pursuing early release primarily so he could renew his relationship with his two adult daughters – aged 37 and 40 – who both live in Canada and who he has not seen for 20 years.

Bankruptcy prevented him from travelling and was stopping him from getting on with his life.

Far be it from me to deny McCready his insights and regrets, but if he couldn’t be assed to go see them for 20 years, and (my presumption), they haven’t taken the time to come here, I’m afraid that I see this as nothing more than a cynical ploy.

The boy has form – being convicted for blackmail being one of the list of colourful events in his life. ? Read more »