Be here now and relationship recovery
My mum died much too young and quite suddenly. So I did what any normal person would do and also finished my 8 year relationship, and went off to Thailand on my own for 2 weeks. I took a bumper packet of condoms and a book. The condoms remained in cellophane well past their use … Read more
You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone- or how we don’t see the last time coming
We were packing up to leave from our Easter holiday and I noticed the kids talking about ‘next time…’. So sure were they that there would be a ‘next time’ in that place…but will there be?
As we pulled out of the harbour with the yellow fishing nets behind us we had know idea that … Read more
Truth in Turkey
I actually still feel rested after our late arrival back from Turkey last week in spite of being back to early mornings and children who don’t want to be out of bed in time for school. The 16 loads of washing (OK, I exaggerate; but only slightly) are done and the cases are stored under … Read more