Category Archives: Childhood

A Letter to Mother’s Friend

Oh mother’sĀ friend. We first met when I was a child, I know you were a comfort to my Mum, guiding her through our early years with your soothing wisdom and calming presence. Always on call in a time of crisis … Continue reading

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I Have Some Questions

I’m 28. I’m a mother. I have responsibilities. I have some questions. A few weeks ago I was given a lipstick free with some other make up, I have never worn lipstick, not even for my wedding. I always thought … Continue reading

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As I was pushing six 20 pence pieces into the pay and display machine whilst I stopped for a ‘quick’ coffee I was surprised by a memory. My Grandpa, who died over ten years ago, used to collect all his … Continue reading

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