In 2012, my brother-in-law’s father sadly died after a short illness. At the time my eldest nephew Jacob was only 15 months old. His Grandad was a lovely man who clearly adored him, and was a significant part of his life up until that point. But he died when Jacob was young, very young, too … More Will They Remember Me?
I love a new year. There is so much potential, so much possibility, so many opportunities ahead. I love looking at my new blank diary and imagining all of the excitement that 2017 will contain. 365 days to be filled with craft and books and writing. Four seasons to be filled with catch ups over … More To Plan or Not To Plan
I was four months in to a year long volunteer placement in Ethiopia, when my sister announced she was pregnant with her first child. My gut instinct was to rush home, but after some agonising, we decided to stay in Africa, as planned. Through photos sent over the slow sketchy internet, I watched her stomach … More The Ill Aunty