Monthly Archive: May 2017

The view from death row

Posted on May 29, 2017

I was told she had 48 hours to live. Three weeks on, my mum is still here. 




My world has shrunk to the confines of this small room. Days and nights are spent watching over her hospital bed. It is hot and stuffy in here and.. >>> more

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Boris the bird

Posted on March 30, 2018

A dishevelled blackbird has taken up residence in my.. >>> more

He piles 'em high

Posted on February 21, 2018

I could grow to hate books. A strange thing for a writer to say but hear me.. >>> more

Creeping guilt is worse than creeping pounds

Posted on January 18, 2018

I’ve just eaten the last Christmas mince pie. It tasted.. >>> more