In Memory of My Friends

Tomorrow it will be ten years since the death of my close friend, Emily Collingridge.  Can it really be so long?  Attaching time to loss often feels strange: it implies distance from an event that, in reality, is always present.  Years may have passed, but it is always ‘today’ that a loved one is missing.  … More In Memory of My Friends

Hidden but Still Here

When living with severe ME, making plans can amount to an act of defiance.  No matter how carefully laid those plans, no matter how great the determination behind them, there is always the knowledge that they can unravel at any moment, through no fault of your own.  When I began my blog last November, my … More Hidden but Still Here