When I was fifteen I was told, by the time I was forty, light would become dark. My day would become night. My deafness would become deaf-blindness. (Usher syndrome means I was born with hearing loss, and will gradually experience vision loss until I become blind.) The ratio of four out of five would become three out […]
I am not paying much attention as I sit with my family watching a movie. Turbo. My mind is wandering, as it usually does. Planning. Plotting. Scheming. Pondering. I really must learn to be mindful, and live in the moment. Be present. I know that, I know I should, but I am lost. Time is passing me by, and, well, […]
Following on from Out of the Blue – read Part One and Part Two … (and the best place to begin, if new here, is ‘Chasing Daylight’) A tank? A white SFOR army tank WITH a driver in full combat gear and helmet? Oh goodness, I have the fright of my life (again). Even though I have become […]
Following on from Part One … “No,” I think as I consider the job offer in Ireland. “I have no idea … what I am doing, where I am going,” but know the trail of breadcrumbs doesn’t finish here but leads to Bosnia. I know I have to say no and go. It has been less than five years since […]
Sunsets for Kate, the idea, the concept, the why, all came to me as if out of the blue. And now it is soaring, like a bird, flying across the globe, allowing me to witness beauty and colour of places I have never known, kindness and compassion of people I have never met. Almost two […]
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