Just another day at the office

by Derek Morrison So how was your day? Sudden urge to cry Went pretty good A well-practised lie. Simulating levity During family meals No way of expressing Exactly how she feels. Time for bedtime stories Children tucked in bed Push aside her troubles Focus on them instead. Mummy, what do you do? The youngest child […]

Black Ice

by Derek Morrison There had been frost on the ground but we still set out on our way ‘There will be an improving sunny situation’ the forecast did say Despite the cold, a set of eager faces had turned up for the ride It would be a shame to disappoint them, so anxiety pushed aside. […]