motherhood


A Mother’s Hope It doesn’t matter where I go in this world, the desires of women often remain the same, it just seems they are re-prioritised depending on circumstances. I am here in India at present for Kinwomen with the Foxglove Project, speaking with women, particularly mothers who are far […]

Day 5- The Adventure of Simplicity India – A Mother’s ...


Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. Jane Howard    Denise watched the young mums in their ath-leisure wear. They had takeaway coffee cups in one hand and mobile phones in […]

My Tribe



I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.  Sylvia Plath You’re carrying your handbag, toys, bottles, folders, a briefcase, nappy bag, and whatever else your kids have demanded you carry for them. There are toddlers attached to you, […]

You Take a Breath


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The Day Her Life Began (Again) A short story By Elaine Fraser The day Lana’s life began again was just like any other. She got up, ate breakfast, showered, dressed, packed school lunches, put on a load of washing, ironed a shirt, and wondered for the millionth time, how she […]

The Day Her Life Began (Again)



Those early years – me as a very little girl. I was born in Kent, Southeast England just after the war started in 1940. I often think of my mother who must have been petrified just even carrying me during this time – with war planes constantly overhead.  She would […]

The Impact of Your Early Story