Who to talk to about trivial stuff, idle chatter, observations. No one listening when I walk through the door, excited about seedlings appearing. No one to listen to. Your good day at work. Your pointless training day. Silence. Did you see that!? Of course not, you’re not by my side. The Kingfisher is back on […]


The torment begins with tea for one. No conversation, no plans for the day ahead. Silence. The space beside me mirrors the emptiness inside. Reminders are constant throughout the day, no warning. Tearful ambushes. The clean and silent kitchen is eerily disturbing, no longer a friendly place. Cooking is of little interest, eating a chore. […]