Dog Person

IMG_1506 Originally uploaded by adelaide writer Because it is more likely than not that we will be moving, we had to find a new home for our dog. The woman we chose did not think I was mad for crying. Eldest boy is at a friend’s house for the afternoon which he...

That bit about the pelicans is true

It happened just as Adelaide was throwing her second u-turn on the road she would later discover they didn’t need to be on anyway. Her eldest boy said, ‘Mum, haven’t we already been here? It’s half past twelve and we told them we’d be...

Feathers everywhere

So I was in my garrett, writing a new story that begins like this: “If  he asks, she will tell him she grew the flowers. In the garden bed behind the shed. She’d planted them in May, forgotten she’d even put them in.” But it turns out the...