Sunshine

Here comes the sun, here come the sun And I say it’s all right Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter. Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here. Here comes the sun, here comes the sun And I say it’s all right Little darling, the smiles returning to the faces.…

Name

‘What is in a name?’ That which we call a rose by any other name would smell so sweet. Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare. My real name is one that has a long form and two common short forms. Family, friends, people who know me, or care to ask, call me one of the short…

Anxious

   So the formal divorce wheels are well and truly in motion, and with them is coming a whole new set of things to contend with.  The emotional rollercoaster is running away with itself.  Joining the old, familiar ‘favourites’ of sadness, low mood, sleeplessness, panic attacks and spontaneous and uncontrollable crying, are feelings of guilt…

Milestones

   Four months today. Four whole months. Six months of living solo. Six whole months.  That’s half a year.  Not terribly long, in the general scheme of things.  But it feels like my ‘we’ world was a lifetime ago.  I have come so far. Progressed so much.  And writing this blog, recording the milestones in…

Seeing

‘The soul, (un)fortunately, has an interpreter – often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter – in the eye.’ Jane Eyre. Charlotte Brontë. Yesterday was better than Friday. I felt a bit brighter. Less consumed. Today, I’m back down again. I woke around 4 am. I was crying. I must have been dreaming about him again.…