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Lockdown Story – Living with my 92 year old Mum

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s April 18th 2020, somewhere around week four of Lockdown in the UK. Life has taken on a reassuring and at the same time, unwelcome routine. A glimpse of institutional life perhaps. A distorted vision of freedom. Mum has been living with us since two days before lockdown began. Uprooted from her cosy flat where […]

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Shanks’ Pony: Travels on my feet.

Reading Time: 11 minutes Some of my earliest memories, growing up as a child in inner-city London, involve walking. Walking everywhere. I recall trotting alongside my mum, her pushing my sister in a pushchair whilst I clung onto the side handle as we marched, always purposefully, along city streets, through parks, over bridges, past shops and offices and through […]