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 [...]

Under the Twisted Willow

Under curly branches, had our first date, Kissing, gay lanterns and staying up late, Stars a'twinkling like sparkly little "mince pies", Hand in hand we lay and watched the sun rise, Stay with me, MJ and not forgetting the  Magic, Our choice in music was somewhat tragic, You had me back then, in the palm [...]

Another lifetime, hey?

You wrote to me once, a poem I think (after hours of searching I've found it filed deep in "that" folder), saying that you didn't like to leave things unfinished. More recently we have both made reference to something we said after our initial short Summer fling ended in 2014, something I guess I've clung [...]

Me without you

The washing is hanging in the garden, gently dancing in the breeze. I’ve worked hard all day, decluttering, minimising and tidying my home, my nest. Fresh towels are folded in the bathroom and each cupboard in the flat organised, with the five spice and John West tuna neatly arranged as you would expect. Letters are [...]