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1 year ago
Today, (24th May 2014) is exactly twenty years since I tentatively started a conversation with my mother that turned out to be such an extraordinary event that, inevitably, would turn all our lives upside down. 250 more words
1 year, 6 months ago
May Day 2014 and my penultimate post.
I wonder if the word recompense is the right one for me to use. Did I want to make amends for deeds done, an exoneration, a forgiveness? 208 more words
How do you pick yourself up after such a life changing , dramatic event? How can you even begin to regain your self esteem after such mental trauma? 451 more words
1 year, 7 months ago
On page 262, (paperback) the truth is finally revealed.
In this instance the revelation and circumstances of what actually happened became the start of a completely new chapter for me. 205 more words
It’s a weird thing – the past. Take a song. It can suddenly bring back a moment of remembrance of a scene, a person, or even just a face. 416 more words
1 year, 9 months ago
Death comes, sometimes, as an unwelcome stranger. Why are we still surprised and shocked when someone we know dies? It is as if it should not happen. 295 more words