The force is strong in this one . . .

So I guess you’ve probably realised by now that my children aren’t really called Anna & Elsa. I’ve chosen not to use their real names to give them some sort of anonymity. But there is also a very good reason... Continue Reading →


Whilst the struggle to come to terms with a new dawn begins, an unexpected fight emerges. It is not a fight that can wait until you are in a better frame of mind, it is a fight that has already... Continue Reading →

‘Though she be but little she is fierce’

There is a sense of calm that has descended over our house, I feel it’s been creeping up on us for a while. It feels reminiscent of staying up all night and then suddenly the dawn starts to break and... Continue Reading →

The Black Dog

I felt completely overwhelmed. The appointments, the follow-ups, the forms. I felt that the colour was starting to drain out of life and everything was in black and white. It was an odd feeling, and one which I knew wasn’t... Continue Reading →

The Ant Kisser

When you find out you’re having a baby, you have all these wonderful ideas of what life will be like, how you’ll feel and what the future will hold. And when your child comes in to the world it is... Continue Reading →

An Unexpected Journey

‘Yesterday morning I felt scared. By afternoon I felt a strange sense of relief. Then in the evening I felt scared again, like I’m staring in to a fog and I don’t know what’s in it. I guess that’s how... Continue Reading →

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