BIG LOVE

Photo by Clara The day he died, we started to live. We were lucky that way - being alive. Many don't make it. On his last day I was under the bed making myself as flat as possible; willing myself into the floorboards. The door was locked, but that gave me little reassurance. If he …

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The Big Sleep

He is abandoned asleep on the sofa. His breathing is light and even. How peaceful he looks, childlike and vulnerable, cocooned in his private inner space, where the outside world cannot touch him. When I see him like that, I imagine how his mother must have looked at him whilst a baby cradled in her …

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Sharing Books

Get ready to feel unbridled anger, vulnerability and powerlessness, hopelessness and disbelief. These are all true stories which is what makes them get under your skin and remain there long after you have finished reading the last page. Heartbreaking, maddening and ludicrous. Thank goodness also touching, brave and triumphant. Proof that love comes in many …

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