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Gayle Letherby

I am a writer in various ways. I am a sociologist who publishes mostly in the areas of reproduction and non/parental identity; methodology and travel and transport. I  have been writing fiction and prose for a few years now and draw on my own experience - both personal and academic - in my work. Other inspriations come from the books I enjoy and the news items that make me cross. I've have recently begun to also write short pieces of memoir.

Gayle Letherby

My stories

The Anniversary(ies)

Six years today. On the one hand, unthinkable to be so long without you. On the other, seems like only yesterday, Yesterday, when a memory made me...

'One Small Step ...'

What we were never told, those of us old enough to remember the anticipation, the drama, the pride was that when Neil took his giant leap for mankind...

Spinning and Spanning

Checking the calendar I confirm the date. The 19 th January, not April the 1 st . And yet it appears to be true. A Foreign Secretary with a less than...

Self Control

Despite his public denials – to his wife, his family, workmates and friends – and his private one to himself Bradley knows that his problem is...

Dream On: of anxieties and aspirations

(With thanks to Jane (airyfairy)) **** Yesterday I attended a meeting in Sheffield which is a seven hour train trip away from my home town. I...