Tag Archives: Mother

201.The Nancy Boo! Miseries: Poor Little Nancy. (12 Nov. 17).

It’s been a while since I was in here, let alone posted anything. And I’m not in for long now, I just had an urge to post something. Let’s see if I remember how it goes…. This little piece came … Continue reading

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72.My favourite dancers dying. (‎12 ‎April ‎2015).

This was a fairly easy piece to write for the most part, in terms of the words and how they came initially. But it was an awkward, painful at times, piece to write and to read as it was being … Continue reading

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106. Smiling dancers. 20th Sept 2015.

106. Smiling dancers. (20th Sept 2015). Though the two pieces paired up here were written a month apart they always felt like they belonged together. It’s the bookending of the maternal life cycle and the journey from the joy of … Continue reading

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86. Smile always if you can son.(10 May 15)

This is inspired by a photo Ange Hardy shared on Twitter this morning so I thank her for the inspiration. I saw in her picture myself with my own mum behind the lens. And I tried to see through my … Continue reading

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72. My favourite dancers dying.

Over the past several years I’ve seen my mother become frailer and more unsure of herself and her grasp on life sometimes. This is my rumination on my own mortality as much as hers. With the passing of an aunt … Continue reading

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