Time for a Feel-Good Friday the 13th

Most of us aren’t terribly superstitious, but some people are, and Friday the 13ths are particularly terrifying for them. As for the rest of us, well, while today may be the only Friday the 13th this year, the never-ending pandemic and other disheartening events have steeped many of us in doubt about the future of…

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Friday Flowers

It feels like a long time since I wrote a post and since I’m still a little dazed (happily so) after the holidays, I figured I’d kickstart my blog with pictures of flowers I took during my holiday. I should’ve taken many more photographs but I’d been far too busy doing other things like meeting…

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Published : Waiting

I’m very happy to say my poem – ‘Waiting’ has been published by Silver Birch Press under the ‘I am waiting series’. Below is the first stanza of the poem. I waited for a callMy alkaline blood curdlingThe pungency burning my insidesI tasted harshness on my tongueAnd bitterness in my skinI was a wisp of…

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On Holiday – So far it’s been ok

The children’s summer holidays started on the 9th of June. Having been restricted to our homes for the last six months because of exams first, and then the lockdown, we decided to take a vacation, before the next academic year and all the madness that revolves around a High school and University year. International destinations…

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