The Handkerchief

By on Nov 12, 2017 in Blog Posts, Spring, Writing bits and bobs | 3 comments

“Hands, hands, handkerchief!” The woman demands in a Scottish accent. She’s standing next to the chocolate brown painted hand-rail at the top of the stairs and blocking the route down.

The Amplitude and Wavelength of happiness

By on Nov 9, 2017 in Blog Posts, Cancer, Spring, Video | 4 comments

How to be resilient

By on Nov 7, 2017 in Blog Posts, Cancer, Spring, Uncategorised | 2 comments

Chris is strong. He hasn’t just coped but thrived in the hardest of years. It leaves me with no doubt that Chris will manage whatever life can throw at him. He is resilient.

Book Review: Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year by Anne Lamott

By on Nov 7, 2017 in Book Reviews | 0 comments

I really wanted to enjoy this book because I had enjoyed her memoir on writing (Bird by Bird) so much but the book left me a little disappointed.