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.
Family isn't an important thing. It's everything. - Michael J Fox I walked into Grandma's room, she was sitting on the end of the bed, her face red and wet with tears. I hated seeing her cry and to this day, it still, almost inevitably starts me off. She had just heard the little boy [...]
All I cared about now was whether or not it had worked, was that it, had we just made a baby? But we hadn’t, instead what was growing inside of me was something far more sinister, something that in a few short months would turn our world upside down and I had absolutely no idea. [...]
To be honest, I’m not sure we were cool enough to pull off a Vegas wedding and anyway, who needs Nevada when you have Croydon registry office on your doorstep. On the whole I’m a pretty indecisive person, snap decisions, in fact, making any decisions are not usually mine, or your dads forte. Choosing a [...]
Obviously grandpa thought it was a great idea, despite your dad being southern he talked A LOT about football and was a competent DIYer so all was good. Although we’d decided very quickly that we were in things for the long haul it took your dad almost forever to ask me to marry him. Two [...]