Issues & Tissues

opinion writing

A short post about protecting children

The terrible situation in Japan continues to dominate the news. However, a news story has broken today that concerns every parent. An investigation led by…

Strands together

When I began blogging I didn’t intend to blog about ‘politics’ and ‘issues’. Over the past few months through my own work I’ve been increasingly…

Tough times

My job is at risk. Not an uncommon phrase these days. The project I work for has been subject to a cost saving strategic review,…

Giving

Wandering around the blog world with no map and no direction and I came across Sleep is for the week, Writing Workshop in association with…

LOVE

  On a Sunday in the winter of  2007 my son was born, by C-section. It wasn’t a planned C-section (one day I will blog…

An old Black and White photograph

  This is a photo of my grandmother. It’s always made me a feel bit sad.  She died when my mother was 9. In the late 1940’s….