How firstborns can raise a sibling’s game

The stereotype has long held that firstborn children go on to be bossy high flyers who leave their younger siblings behind. It’s a cliche some might dispute – from David Miliband, who watched his younger brother snatch the Labour leadership from under his nose, to Hilary du Pré, who saw her burgeoning musical talent eclipsed by her younger sister Jacqueline. Then there was Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who thought his poetry was good until Christina came along, and Jamie Murray, a star tennis player, who found himself outclassed by his little brother Andy. Read More