Trust, abuse, and football

As is becoming increasingly clear there are sadly many women who have been emotionally or sexually abused in childhood by men that they trusted. (I know that there have been men who have been victims and women who have abused, but they are a minority). Many of these women have never spoken out for fear… Continue reading Trust, abuse, and football


A sequence of unrelated events have left me reflecting on loss. Yesterday my son travelled overnight to Scotland with his girlfriend; her grandmother had been admitted to hospital for what was anticipated to be terminal care. This turned out to be the case, apparently she was fully conscious and talking when they arrived, but deteriorated… Continue reading loss