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A trip down memory lane

Memories are funny things don’t you think?  Not always funny in a “ha ha” way … but funny “strange” sometimes.  And Memories can both haunt … and comfort us. I am fascinated with what sparks a memory, at any time of the day or night and often when you least expect it.  Maybe it’s a smell...

It’s not OK

It’s not ok.  It’s never ok. I started a blog last week.  My first two paragraphs: I have just read yet another news article about a 24 year old mum of one, found dead in her home with her 5 year old daughter asleep in the next room, presumably (and hopefully) unaware of the terror and...

A New Normal

Nothing can prepare you for the death of a parent.  We all know it is going to happen ~ some day, but you don’t tend to dwell on how that might feel, what that empty space will actually feel like.  Well I didn’t anyway. My Dad passed away on August 30th.  Feels weird writing that to be...

Learning to Fly …

There is a saying that those who fly alone are the ones with the strongest wings … When you are the one flying solo however, there are certainly times when you question just how much updraft, downdraft and turbulence your ‘wings’ can take and you wish only for clear and calm blue sky...