When you’re starting out on your own again after divorce, it’s almost impossible not to call on the help of others. There’s no shame in doing that. Be it money, food or someone to talk to, all these collective forms of help are our lifeline of hope in those dark days when we are stillContinue reading “No More IOUs”
Before, during and since my boys went off to university, I have had people ask me how I feel knowing they are no longer with me. There have been occasions where I know the questions are not simply about me missing them. I feel that underlying the questions are preconceived notions of what can beContinue reading “Questioning those who Question”
It would seem that a life of being constantly on the move, never having the chance to settle in one place for too long and get to know your surroundings, is a recipe for disaster. What’s more, forming long-term meaningful relationships with people becomes impossible. Knowing that you are unlikely to be in a placeContinue reading “Lessons from a Peripatetic Life”
There are times when I come to this blog with a clear plan about what I want to say. Sometimes, the thoughts which materialise onto paper are those which have been brewing in my mind for a while. Other times, the thoughts come to the fore often last minute. In almost all those cases, theContinue reading “Me and A Thousand Others”
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