N N N N N Nineteen

The Rose turned 19 last week. It was a far less traumatic affair than her 18th but amazing for a number of reasons. It started out with a hankering to …

Where’ve you been?

We got lost this year. All of us. The Rose turned 18 and the whole family went through a huge (unrelated) crisis just afterwards. No one died. No one was …

Music to our ears

The Rose feels other’s pain and tears very deeply and as my re-blogged article last week showed – being overly empathetic means it’s impossible to filter out the important stuff …

Bus Pass

So despite the fact we now have a woman in our house, life in many ways,  is just the same. She is still organised, meticulous and a lover of obsessive …

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 …

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 …