Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day, 1st June 2017 Whilst out on a pre-schooler play date last week, I overheard my daughter’s friend ask her mum ‘Why does S have two mummies?’ My ears pricked up from a distance, and her mother seemed to be a bit flustered by the question. She laughed it off with … Continue reading Why Don’t I Have a Dad?
When my wife and I decided to have children, the last thing we expected was for one of us to feel unwanted by our own child. We now have two children aged one and three, and for some time now my wife has, at times, been feeling rejected by our eldest. We always knew that … Continue reading Rejected as a Parent
I haven’t written any of my novel for a long time now, but the characters are still constants in my life. They float around on the periphery like friends I’ve not spoken to in a while, although I know that I must make contact. I find myself thinking about them in quiet moments; sitting on … Continue reading Keeping my Novel at a Distance