Short stories, funny stories, stories that shouldn’t be heard but are told anyway. Experiences, journeys, encounters and ideas can come from a single image, and these litter the pages of this blog. These are our stories.
Smush Alert: Keep a Happy File
“It wasn’t what some would call a perfect day, but to her it was special. We had spent the day together just hanging out around the house. Simple things like eating lunch on the deck, soaking up the sunshine and giggling over funny memories. That’s when she whispered a few words as if she were …
Travelling mercies: But only if you follow the rules
Travelling has always been a love/hate experience for me, providing both delight and frustration in equal measures. I love exploring a new and different culture. Those in my own country, but more so, those of a distant land. After all that is why I decided on a career in overseas development. However, getting to my …
If you can’t choose your family, then who do you choose?
This week I was asked to prepare a talk for a group of disability and development students on the subject of “Disability within the Family” (or there abouts). The Professor, a friend of mine, said she thought of me because she had read my book “Road to Damascus”, and figured a personal account would be just the ticket. “Hum, …