Betsy’s Story

I’ve written previously about our beautiful family dog, Betsy. We had Betsy come to live with us when she was just 10 weeks old and we celebrated her third birthday last month. She is as much a part of our family as one of the kids and she’s spoiled rotten.

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My Epilepsy Story

My Story When I was 15 and revising for my GCSE exams, I suddenly started waking up in the morning unable to control all of the movement in my arms. One minute I’d be fine, the next I would have involuntarily jabbed myself in the gums with my toothbrush, or spilt an

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The Love Room

Some time ago, my seven year old son put a sign on his bedroom door. A way to mark out his personal space, his territory and perhaps even an (albeit futile) attempt to keep his little brother out. I thought it was quite endearing really, a rite of passage in

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The Last Letter

Dear Ashlee You’d have been pleased with how your funeral went. From the exotic flowers on your angel-white coffin to the horse-drawn carriage fit for a princess, I’ve never seen a more beautiful entrance made. Your family were so strong. I honestly don’t know how your mum and Neil have

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