Eva, 20

To my little sister Eva – wherever you are, whoever you’re with: Happy  birthday darling. You were such a beautiful baby and I am proud of the beautiful young woman I believe you are. I’m as proud and as in love with you as I was the moment we met. I know our mother will…

Happy Birthday, Charlie Gard

Rather than focus on the heated and varied debate regarding the medical case of Charlie Gard, I am instead simply going to think of his parents on this special day. Today would have been his first birthday. There is no way that this day last year, Chris and Connie would have dreamt in a million…

Happy 6th Birthday to My Blog

Continuous Strings has been around for six years now, how awesome is that? It has helped me express myself in a way that has kept me encouraged to write. I just wish I could win the lottery, buy a flat in Whitby and just spend six months writing… That is how much a I love…

Today is My Mother’s 60th Birthday

My mother would have been 60 years old today, if she had lived. She had just turned 58 about a month before she died. I find myself at something of a loss as to how I should mark the occasion. After all, turning 60 is a huge milestone and should be marked. However, all I…

100 Objects Project #8: Glass Seahorse Ornament

I received this odd glass ornament for my 10th birthday from my Granddad Jack. I can’t say I was desperately impressed to receive this as a 10 year old girl! I just didn’t quite get why I’d want to look at dead sea creatures, encased in glass… it just seemed a bit unfair on the…