Category Archives: Dad

In which I let specifics speak for themselves.

A good friend who I’ve known for a very long time just announced she can no longer pay her US health insurance. She is a married woman with no kids. I won’t comment, here are the pure unadulterated facts of … Continue reading

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Aussie cover for the Ghost Book!!!

Honest to God how amazing is this draft cover for Taken Away*? Once again the Allen and Unwin design team have just blown my mind. So many thanks to Ruth Gruener who designed this seriously lovely bit of shelf fodder. … Continue reading

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Goodnight Dad, sweet dreams. We’ll miss you.

My dad’s favourite saying was ‘feck the begrudgers’. He said there were far too many people in this world willing to point a finger and laugh and put others down. Dad wasn’t one of those people. If my brother Fergus … Continue reading

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Thank you

I have not enough words to express my gratitude for Dad’s palliative care team. That they can hold his hand, and express such genuine love and tenderness to him, now that the medical end of things are exhausted, and speak … Continue reading

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