Posts from the ‘Random’ category

Chapter One

Trigger warning: Pedophilia references. I sit down at a blank screen, the cursor blinking like a tiny thing in a sea of white. I stare at…

This Is Not It

Will you take me as I am? Will you? – Joni Mitchell She’s small, the police officer, a no-nonsense kind of woman. I can tell she’s trying…

The First Day

I trudge through Woolworths, reassured by the portable plastic vomit bag tucked into my handbag a health nurse had so kindly given me, hoping desperately I…

Then to Now

This is one of my favourite posts to put together each year. I sit down with a cold drink and some favourite music and I look…

The In Between

“Hey B, do you want to live here where there’s lots of houses or at Chris and Al’s where there’s lots of trees and birds?” “Trees…

When We Die

“Am I going to die, mum?” she asks, a tiny voice coming from the backseat. I pause, thrown off centre, turning my head to meet her…