Gill (and m) often used to say that of all my writings, the one’s in this area would be most helpful #, encouraging, uplifting and perhaps even “inspirational” to others…because it, the story was so unusual (“so suddenly dramatic, SO devastating turning our entire lives upside down” as a family in another country), and/or rather “unique” (that’s yet another story or book, or series of books, perhaps)… and I have to live with, manage and work around my difficulties/deficits…daily (how I got to this point in life’s amazing journey and WHY I write so prolifically).
# Perhaps in time we’ll see see whether m (a wife) was right …but aren’t they nearly always right, as usual!
“Here was a light behind the despair, beyond the darkness. At first a flicker of an ember, just a tiny pin-prick of dawning possibilities. Then burning slowly, brightly and bigger, a…