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Book Review: Perfectly Flawed: Living with Genetic Illness by Molvia Maddox

It is with great sadness and heavy heart that I report the death of Krystie, a very courageous and inspirational young lady. I worked with her mother, Molvia, at the time that she published this book, which you must read. … Continue reading

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Scatter my Ashes

This is a poem that I wrote last year and recited during the Poetry Open Mic Evening at the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School 2018. It is about the scattering of my Mum’s ashes. I posted it on my blog, but … Continue reading

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This is a poem that I learnt at school when I was eight. You can imagine my mother’s horror when my little sister, aged six at the time, returned from a friend’s birthday party, and the conversation went something like … Continue reading

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Eighteen Years!

Hard to believe It is eighteen years since my beautiful Mum died at the relatively young age of sixty-five. It was only eight weeks from when she received her diagnosis of pancreatic cancer to the day that she left us. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter From a Dead Child To His Mother On His Death Anniversary

Originally posted on White Shadows:
A mother crying on the death of her child- Peshawar School Attack 16 December 2014, Pakistan. Ma! It’s 16 December. The day you saw my blood stained dead body. The day you died along with…

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