Another Planet

I’ve spent this weekend reading Tracey Thorn’s ‘Another Planet’ and it’s made me think about my own life. I thought it would, which is why I’d left its reading until a weekend when I knew I’d be on my own for the whole of the time. The book tells her story of growing up in …

The Quiet Days

I love the quiet days in between Christmas and New Year. Not working and not celebrating, just being. Friday’s snow not having lasted long enough for someone to build a whole snowman. The evening when it fell though our street suddenly filled with excited children, many of them fully grown. I stop for a while …