Monthly Archives: July 2013

She’s gone

This is my daughter, who for her own sake, I am not going to name here. My daughter, who was removed from my care by Social Services.  The evidence was 3 reported incidences of being drunk in charge of a … Continue reading

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Ability…Disability

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Last year, in ITU

I came to, slowly, gradually, surfacing, with memories of my aunt’s brightly patterned blouse (oh! It was real! – 3 weeks later when she came in wearing it again) and knowing that the door opposite me was where visitors came … Continue reading

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Laid low

I’ve been forced to retreat to bed the last day or so with a water infection combined with a viral URTI.  I’m talking like Donald Duck and even my walking gets affected by its reduction to to/from the toilet with … Continue reading

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