When a child leaves home
Here are my boys,
in their own world
of words I do not understand.
Where I used to lead,
distanced from the world they march into.
Then the eldest carries on walking,
until he leaves home
I am left floating in rivers
alone.… Read more
Giving Birth Again
Ok…so, not to another baby…
Giving birth to a different life.
The last time I wrote was at the end of July. A different life. Since then I have been preparing myself and the boys/young men for the return to the classrooms in September. One has a mask on all day, the … Read more
The Eclipse and Direct Experience
Tomorrow is the eclipse. 931am in our area and we even stand a chance of seeing it according to BBC weather as there should be clear skies for 2 hours.
- Are you going to watch it?
- Where? How?
- Why have you chosen to experience it that way?
It poses a dilemma for me…the kids are … Read more