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  • That was the week that was

    I didn't know whether to do my usual write up of my week that was. After Friday's events in Paris, writing about my own small domestic ups and downs seems petty in comparison. But to write about the events themselves, when I wasn't there and can lay claim to none of the wrenching sadness that […]

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  • It could have been us

    No mother could have remained unmoved by the images that rocked first social and then traditional media last week. [I mean no hurt by saying 'mothers'. I know that men, women and children, no matter your parental status, are equally moved at these pictures. But for me, it hit me as a mother.] After the […]