I have been dreading the empty nest. For over 20 years I have been a mother, and really, nothing else. This was a mistake on many levels, but there we are. Now my twins are 18 and off to uni. Continue reading Staring Loneliness In The Face. And Loving It.
Wrote a reply a while back on Wikivorce to someone who felt her children hated her. I know the feeling. Continue reading People Say I’m In Denial, But That’s Just A Lie!
We were such good friends. Met at university, hung out together and made each other laugh. We were often in a group, yet you were always very special to me, and I loved you. Continue reading Letter To An Old Friend
I came back furious. My ex-husband has been lying to my daughter who lives with him. I mentioned it to her twin, who lives with me (yes, fucked up).
‘It’s like the Ueberraschung button’ he said. ‘The first time you press it, it’s a surprise, but not the hundredth time’. This made me laugh, but I was still cross. Continue reading The Ueberraschung Button
Today is the first day I can remember not feeling hungry for years. Yes, I ate a piece of cake for breakfast, because it was there. Continue reading Using Myself As A Dustbin
One forgets. Though I still ruminate on the past, my marriage, my divorce (some might say endlessly) every so often as I search in my inbox or in actual piles of paper, I come across something that stops me in my tracks. Continue reading Everything He Touched Turned To Shit
Feeling weepy. Not sure why. Very tired. Continue reading There Is A Crack In Everything. That’s How The Light Gets In.*