Memories and Magic

I miss your hands, your fingers entwined in mine each and every night, I held on to you even in my sleep, I always did (funny that), your hands firm on my hips pulling me in closer to you. Your hands spiralling me frantically across the dance floor of your kitchen, and pulling me back [...]

Love after Love

It will happen - when you least expect it - stop looking for it! We've no doubt heard those words uttered to us before, from well-meaning friends, colleagues and relatives alike. Usually when we have hit rock bottom, in the aftermath of "The End" of something we thought was forever. I like to regard myself [...]

You’ll know when you know

That famous little saying, as with all matters of the heart, "you'll know when you know". I didn't know at first, it was an age thing I think, those boyish good looks, I had you down as 25, that's not my style. But under that tree a week later, yeah, I knew alright. I was [...]

October 13th 2016 minus my kidney

24 hours before hell took hold. I look excited in this picture, the last supper, pre-surgery, pre-nephrectomy, supping on a beautiful glass of our 'tage, the last for probably a very long time. Enjoying sweet moments of nostalgia with each delightful sip. Surgery was at last here. I'm not moaning. I needed this surgery. I've [...]