PETS, DEATH & DRIVING

She won’t remember any of this. It was a bright and breezy April morning. Afternoon. Morning or Afternoon. And the car seat won’t fit in the back. Only the front. Which isn’t recommended. And we drive very slowly. He checks … Continued

MOTHER’S DAY

Shades of pink fill the advertising space. The TV ads have started, the supermarket have already ‘politely’ reminded us (for the past month) not to FORGET. The high street chains tell us to ‘love your mum’ and ‘give your mum … Continued

INHERITANCE

To my children There isn’t anything for you. There won’t be anything for you. There isn’t a last will and testament; there isn’t a handshake, a verbal understanding, an unwritten, unspoken acknowledgement. There’s nothing for you, nothing left, nothing preserved. … Continued

WOW LOOK SKYS

I read recently that newborn killer whales do not sleep for a whole month after birth. Not even for a second. Therefore, of course, neither do their mothers. I like to think that there are far too many extraordinary things … Continued

BEFORE YOU WERE HERE

  I’ma party, I’m gon’ dance, put your hands up on my body. On my body, on my body, put your hands up on my body. I’ma party, I’m gon’ dance put your hands up on my body. On my … Continued