Talking to an Empty Bed-siblings left behind

“It’s five years since my eldest child left home, but now it’s that time of year again, the shops filled with students buying value sets of crockery and stationery, harassed parents doing the Ikea run. I’m reminded of one of the most unexpected sides to our so-called emptying nest. When my youngest child, seven years … Read more

September 2013 Notebooks

September Blog – The Writer’s Notebook.   Even though my school days, and those of two of my children,  are long gone, Autumn brings with it the same sense of new beginnings I felt as a child; the holidays may be over, the summer at its end, but no matter, for there will be fresh … Read more