My children are living through unprecedented times. Their conscious brain has developed sufficiently to always remember the corona virus pandemic, yet they are young enough that their minds will forget the intricacies of the day to day details. One day they will want to look back and recall what daily life was like. With 2020 [...]
Happy ninth birthday to my beautiful Jakey. This time nine years ago I knew you would be born on this day. For you had already let me know you were ready to arrive earth side the night before your actual birthday. My uterus contracted in a moment of first labour pain, which happened to [...]
Time is a funny thing. On the one hand, we all know realistically that time stops for no-one...not the rich nor the poor, not the sick nor the healthy, not those wishing for more time in the day...not those willing the hours to go by faster. And then there is "time in our lives". This [...]
Saturday 14th September. Just a regular weekend day. Duck was away on a boy's cycling weekend. So we headed to the park for a game of basketball.