Looking for the daffodils…

I’m currently looking for some daffodils; four bunches in particular. These ones. I saw them the morning my mum jumped from the Humber Bridge. I stopped to take a photograph and then got the shocking news and forgot about the image for a whole month. But today they’re still sleeping. On my walk along theContinue reading “Looking for the daffodils…”

How I Became A Single Parent …

I was nineteen and in the second year of my A levels when I found out I was pregnant. To say it was a surprise, would be an understatement. My boyfriend of two years – a soldier who was frequently away – was equally surprised, but initially supportive. I decided – in the iconic wordsContinue reading “How I Became A Single Parent …”

And The Swans Began To Sing – Blog Tour

And The Swans Began to Sing by Thora Karitas Arnadottir In this gorgeous creative nonfiction, Thora Karitas Arnadottir writes with aching beauty, gentle simplicity, and raw truth about her mother, Gudbjorg Thorisdottir. About the appalling abuse she endured at the hands of her grandpa. About how she spent half of her life trying to forgetContinue reading “And The Swans Began To Sing – Blog Tour”