Here’s a little baby, one, two, three. Stands in her cot, what does she see. She sees her sister fighting sleep, desperate to stay awake. Her mum is tired but happy, smiling at the family she thought she’d never make.
Of course I knew Frank Buffay was a fictional character so comparing his situation to ours wasn’t entirely realistic and I probably shouldn’t have being using a friends storyline as a basis for our own family planning, on the other hand, if Elton and Caprice could make it work, surely it was an entirely viable option for us?
One day you will tell your story of how you’ve overcome what you’re going through now, and it will become someone else’s survival guide.
The school of life embodies a compulsory education that no man escapes. - George E Woodberry
We did climb a mountain, or at least a metaphorical one, in the shape of a huge renovation of the house next door.
That day we went to Titsey Place and walked a path totally new to us. We hadn’t been there before and haven’t been there since. Your grandma took a photo of me and your dad and still to this day I find it difficult to look at. The smiles aren’t real, instead I see two [...]
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.
Sometimes the smallest things can give us the greatest comfort and faith, by definition, has or needs no explanation.
It was you that reignited the light that had faded behind my eyes, you that gave me a hope for the future that was able to melt away the fears of the past and you that brought me back from the torment of my own thoughts to let me feel peace once more.
Dr Google is not a rabbit hole you want to fall into and almost always end in sheer panic.