To my beautiful step-daughter as you turn 20

It will come as no surprise to you to know that I struggled in the role I found myself in being step-mother to you. I wasn't a mother.  I wasn't used to step-families.  It was alien to me. You however took it all in your stride, you were nice to me and you were chatty. …

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Well done Hillary

Well done for fighting You took a risk, you stood up in front of the whole world and that's brave. Knowing that everyone would be picking holes in your womanhood, your past, your husband's past and you still got up on stage. You're not perfect, but who is? Certainly not Donald. It's difficult to know …

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I couldn’t find my son and the panic was rising

The empty scooter rolled back towards me. I looked up to where he had been scooting back and forth across the playground but he was gone. I looked at the open playground gate, that leads onto an alleyway that leads to the road. I couldn't see him.  I quickly scanned the playground, I couldn't see …

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