Category Archives: family

A line of women

Soon I’ll be travelling to the other side of the world to see my firstborn for the first time in two years. It will be summer, so far north that the days will be as long as the endless dark

A line of women

Soon I’ll be travelling to the other side of the world to see my firstborn for the first time in two years. It will be summer, so far north that the days will be as long as the endless dark

The Return

I was ready to leave, holding my papers, a laptop, a leather bag slung over my shoulder.   The light was angling toward a softening autumn dusk.  We stood, exchanging last pleasantries.  But something, it seemed, had to be said.  There

The Return

I was ready to leave, holding my papers, a laptop, a leather bag slung over my shoulder.   The light was angling toward a softening autumn dusk.  We stood, exchanging last pleasantries.  But something, it seemed, had to be said.  There

Things lost and found

How do you begin to describe the love you have for a child, especially in a way that has any resonance or truth for them?  And in exploring that love, do you finally begin to recognise and have to accept

Things lost and found

How do you begin to describe the love you have for a child, especially in a way that has any resonance or truth for them?  And in exploring that love, do you finally begin to recognise and have to accept