Monthly Archives: September 2016

To catch a falling leaf.

  It was a blessing to walk with Ben Dog under gently bronzing beech trees. I nearly lost him last month, so our time together today was as golden as the sunlight falling across my desk just now. With my … Continue reading

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World Suicide Prevention Day

  Openness. By sharing stories, we can learn from one another. Not least, being honest about our feelings, no matter how bleak. No-one should have to deal with emotional turbulence on their own. Life is not all about being happy. … Continue reading

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Finding Mum

  My mother loved the sparrows in the ivy. They were all over the windows that Summer’s dawn. I was the one who found her. This was written in Creative Writing Class during my inpatient treatment for acute PTSD after … Continue reading

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