Being a woman

Those who read this blog regularly will know that The Rose is in her first relationship. It is not only her first boy/girl relationship but the first mutually complex relationship …

The Boyfriend

It’s all she’s ever wanted. And now she has it. A mate. A friend. A closeness. A peer to learn from and share with. It’s all I’ve ever wanted for …

Numbers

The last blog post (Money can’t buy me love) described an evening of virtual spending, where The Rose sent texts donating to good causes but with no regard for how …

Money can’t buy me love

Money. It makes the world go around. It greases the wheels of commerce. It’s what we work to earn, to live. But in The Rose’s world it’s a confusing, bewildering …

You Got A Friend

Friends! They are the Holy Grail for most of us, whatever the scale of our social dys/function. The mates who make you laugh till you cry. The ones who make you …

Like for a like

I’ve been wondering all week what to write next about The Rose. There have been so many shards of possibility but not enough for my questionable writing skills to shape into …

Bring me sunshine

The other day I was reflecting on how much has changed in the two years since The Rose got her diagnosis. Of course nothing much has changed at all for …