I was due to arrive in Edinburgh this week to celebrate my mothers 90th birthday which is at the end of the month. Unfortunately I had to go for an emergency extraction of a troublesome wisdom tooth and was unable to make my flight. On the upside, when my head and jaw feel a little more normal, I’ll have more time …

A Mothers Love is the Beginning of Everything

My mother loved art college and graduated as an art teacher but gave up her career to bring up my (3) brothers and I. (She returned to teaching when we were much older). Love is the beginning of everything When I was little, my mother held my hand and took me outdoors to listen to the birds (her favourite being …