PTSD and me.

“I don’t believe in PTSD”, the driving instructor informed me gruffly. An awkward silence descended over the car as we both tried to ignore the massive elephant in the car with us, namely that the…

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Celebrating Lammas

Today marks the ancient Saxon festival of Lammas. A celebration of the fading of light from the summer solstice towards the Autumn equinox and the all important harvesting of grain. It is a time for…

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Scars

About a month ago my husband emailed me a link to a crowdfunding site, it was for a photo project called Behind The Scars by photographer Sophie Mayanne. Her aim was to celebrate scars and…

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Weightless in water

When was the last time you were really touched by another person? Not in a loving way by your partner or by a child with their sleepy limbs heavy on yours, but held tight and…

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A little escape

I recently hit a low ebb of inspiration and motivation. This coincided with a lot of life happening at once. I felt overwhelmed and that old friend, imposter syndrome came for an uninvited stay. I…

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