“But frost, like the crystallized dreams of autumn, began to coat the clearing with its sugar glaze.” ― Victoria Logue. May can be a tricky month, here in Suffolk, for growing. Back in London, April was the month in which frost might make an unexpected guest appearance and damage anything that had been planted … Continue reading A Touch of Frost
“Everything can change in a heartbeat; it can slip away in an instant. Everything you trust, and treasure, whatever brings you comfort, comes at a terrible cost. Health is temporary; money disappears. Safety is nothing big an illusion. So when the moment comes, and everything you depend upon changes, or perhaps someone you love disappears, … Continue reading Coping with Uncertainty
Like standing in the rain on New Year’s Eve. Like picturing the perfect year ahead. Like the rain brought something hard to believe. Like a reality that I would dread. Like the rain falling so hard that it stings. Like the rain has also blurred my vision. Like I question my perception of things. Like … Continue reading Like This
“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” ― John Steinbeck. It’s almost 5am and here I am, sat at my computer but in a very, very different new year than the one that I had expected. Perhaps it is a dream? … Continue reading Your Words Make a Difference
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“Now something so sad has hold of us that the breath leaves and we can’t even cry.” ― Charles Bukowski. A few days ago, I received a telephone call from from my lovely cousin, telling me that her mum had died! This was a complete shock, not least of all to my cousin, for … Continue reading Decide Upon Your Future Memories