Love after love [and birth]

  The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other's welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart to itself, to … Continue reading Love after love [and birth]

Seven little things that have made my life better in 2016

  I've been spending my nights mostly not asleep this week. I've had a couple of imagine-all-the-horrible-ways-you-could-lose-your-children sessions (MOTHERHOOD, THE BEST) and then last night, somewhat more prosaically, I spent hours seized up with fear about not having put the bin out. I dunno what's causing it. It's new to me. Brains are great, sometimes. … Continue reading Seven little things that have made my life better in 2016