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Assorted writers' groups, the odd anthology, occasional readings. Lots of looking out of the window. Hello, and thanks for dropping by.
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906 of my comments have received 976 Great Feedback votes
I always thought they
Posted on Thu, 04 Aug 2022
I always thought they originated in Paris, but according to Wikipedia (so it must be true) there is a Hungarian story about a woman who fastened padlocks to bridges in memory of her lover who was killed in the First World War. I think mass...Read full comment
Posted in Lock
I'm so sorry to hear this.
Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021
I'm so sorry to hear this. And this site is here to be supportive when you need it.
It sounds as though you are spending so much emotional energy trying to forgive and understand your father, but please think about prioritising yourself...Read full comment
Posted in How do you forgive a parent?
Congratulations on the golden
Posted on Wed, 07 Feb 2024
Congratulations on the golden cherries. This really is a wonderful poem. I worked in Adult Services for a while, and saw families going through this dilemma. There are no easy answers and you're right, it does take courage to make that decision...Read full comment
Posted in The Home
Hugely enjoyable. Although a
Posted on Mon, 04 Dec 2023
Hugely enjoyable. Although a Brit, I grew up abroad so have always felt a little bit outside looking in, although I found my 'forever place' here. However as it's in Yorkshire, I can adopt it as passionately as I like but it will never regard me...Read full comment