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Guinea pig rescue!

One of our guinea pigs ran away this afternoon. Guinea pig rescue ops swung into action and the escapee was eventually retrieved, thank goodness. Later reflecting on the search and rescue effort, I realised that it was the perfect metaphor for what one of my children...

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There is a certain sort of lonely

There is a certain sort of lonely There is a certain sort of lonely – of the quiet house with the sleeping child the silent child the sick child. The lonely of “if only”…. There is a certain sort of noise – of unspoken questions with angry looks hurt upon...

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When the going gets tough check the toolbox

I’ve been rummaging around toolboxes of all kinds this past month as I help my family prepare our beloved old family home for sale. Everyone has a toolbox of sorts, right? Maybe a very organised, multi-layered affair loaded with all sorts of spanners,...

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Sword at the ready

Sword at the ready My youngest sleeps with his sword. Not all the time. Just sometimes. After all, nighttime is when everything is quiet, but our minds can be alarmingly active. Especially when you have ASD and the day just spools through your head, on a rewind-replay...

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