A good life

Sometimes I’m sure that my cat thanks me. He is so dark that when he’s in shadow, all I can see are his eyes, and I know from the way he looks at me, then rests his eyelids, that he is thanking me for the life he now has. He was a stud cat for…

The death in life

My children went back to school today after a long summer break, which has been filled with holidays, swimming, books, a bit of writing, and lots of inspiration in small and big ways. We’ve had happiness this holiday – the kids have discovered the sea for the first time; I wrote the last word of my…