November 16, 2017

It was early on a pleasant European morning when the text message came through. “TW died last night. Hit a tree at high speed near home.” My still groggy, waking mind tried to comprehend the message. Another message came through, “It was deliberate.”

This was third suic...

May 21, 2017

After four days in Sydney, it was time to leave. With suitcase, laptop and oversized handbag in tow I waited for my connecting train. It wasn’t long before the quiet and peaceful platform, that had been mine, was transformed as the chaos, that is a big city train stati...

April 23, 2017

Twenty-three of the twenty-nine soldiers buried at Baverstock died from respiratory diseases – sixteen of them never having seen the battlegrounds of the war they had come to support.

April 17, 2017

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