Bits of life / CNF

Water dragon.

It was ink dark outside when the contractions started but I waited until 5am before waking him. ‘Are you sure?’ he asked. ‘Yes, I’m sure!’ I said. ‘Could it still be prelabour?’ ‘These are no Braxton Hicks. And they’re getting closer together. I’ve been timing.’ He had good reason to ask: my prelabour had gone … Continue reading

Five noticings.
Bits of life / Musings

Five noticings.

Have you ever found the world around you to be strange? Tiny slices of ordinary life often strike me as being quirky, delightful, or just plain weird. And these everyday strangelings get my brain leaping in new and unusual directions. Sometimes I adapt them to stories; sometimes they appear as a few handwritten lines in … Continue reading