The Twilight Zone

This post, the latest in the ‘Moments That Made Me’ series, is from the very talented poet, Rachel Rhodes-Puckett. Rachel has just published her first book of poetry, The Pennings of the Poisonous Pixie’s Book of Poetry, which can be ordered from Amazon here: The Pennings of The Poisonous Pixie is an eclectic, lyrical collection … More The Twilight Zone

Moments That Made Me – Sitting On The Kitchen Stool

I am privileged to publish this piece by Sandra who writes very movingly about the impact of losing her mother when she was only 13. Sandra explains in her unique and touching way how her mother’s tragic loss has brought her both great sadness and great strength. It is a heartfelt tribute to the special … More Moments That Made Me – Sitting On The Kitchen Stool

A Mother’s Instinct – Raising Brain Tumour Awareness

Elizabeth is an old friend who contacted me with a wish to raise awareness amongst parents of the symptoms of brain tumour, following a recent devastating diagnosis.  Fortunately her daughter, Quinn, is now doing well, but it took a mother’s instinct and persistence before a correct diagnosis was made and medical treatment given.  This is … More A Mother’s Instinct – Raising Brain Tumour Awareness

New Life After Loss

  My husband was in the forces and I can still vividly remember the worry of him being in the Falklands, of not being able to contact him and the panic felt at every news bulletin announcing the deaths of servicemen. Being a ‘military wife’ I had to learn how to function in the face … More New Life After Loss