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It’s May Day

In years gone by, when my children were small and regularly woke before dawn, I would get up very early on May Day. Taking a flask of hot chocolate and a bag of marmite sandwiches, I’d bundle their little sleepy bodies into the car and take them to Brandon Hill. We would walk up the […]

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Back in my happy place.

I woke up in a foul mood this morning. I’d been worrying in the night about the future of everything, and was not ready when the alarm went. I spilt coffee on the stairs. We didn’t have enough milk. An important piece of homework had been torn and crumpled and school jumpers were still damp […]

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