Saturday Reflections: Memories of life in the box

Dad was always busy then, he thought he needed to give us a better life, and he did I suppose. Mum was always smiling, and thought a family should do this and should do that. . . Mum would put her hands gently atop both our heads and say to us;

#Reflections: An Essay On Loss, Hope And The Start Of A New Journey

I’m 9 and its my first day at secondary school. As I saw the other girls running around and chattering excitedly, I was frozen with fear and rooted to the car seat. “Was I somehow given a different resumption date than the others? I wondered. They all already seem to know each other, and they’re so big!”

The Power of Dreams

The reason most dreams don’t come true is that they are forgotten as soon as their dreamers wake up This world is shaped by dreamers. In innovations of science and technology, in medicine, in arts, in philosophy, it has been the dreamers in each generation who visualized how far we’ve come as a race andContinue reading “The Power of Dreams”

Where You Are vs Where You Should Be

Ever wondered why you’re where you are now and not where you feel you should be? Perhaps you started out quite well, had a good education, made great plans for your life but somehow things didn’t turn out quite how you expected it to. Well, you’re not alone. In fact I am sure that thisContinue reading “Where You Are vs Where You Should Be”

Her Lost Days

Looking back, perhaps we saw it coming. Maybe we didn’t want to see the fear she tried so hard to hide. Or maybe we just couldn’t face the truth – that we could do nothing for her, and so chose not to see it. But it was there, right there in her flirty smile, andContinue reading “Her Lost Days”

Phenomenal Mothers

I woke up this morning thinking of the amazing woman that made it possible for me to be here today. I want you to know that even through our little fights and often intense arguments and across the miles that separate us that I love you. And so I am dedicating this month of MarchContinue reading “Phenomenal Mothers”