Flora is settling in beautifully. She is growing, in confidence, in stature and in playfulness. It’s less than four weeks since she came to join us, yet it feels as though she’s been here forever.
We haven’t forgotten her predecessor, though. When Ned came up to visit last week, the four of us – Ned, Joy, [...]
My family – in recent memory, anyway – is untouched by war.
Except in the most important way, which is in the way we are all touched by it.
Here’s a poem you might know – but hearing it out loud is different, I think, to reading it.