F.O.M.O.

I had a dream last night – all my friends, yes every single one, were invited to a big party … but I wasn’t!  I was the only one who hadn’t got an invite – and worse than that it was taking place next door so I could both hear and see all the frivolity!  It felt...

Under my skin

If you stood in my place and I in yours, The things we each want most would be so clear. This quarrel would turn out to have no cause: We’d learn and understand each other’s fears. I wouldn’t need to crumple, sob and shake; Embarrass you with symptoms of distress:...

Confessions of a mediator

This isn’t the first blog in which I’ve held my hands up and admitted that I don’t always manage to practice what I preach! I doubt it will be the last. So hear comes another confession… My children M (age 9) and H (age 12), have always squabbled. Nothing...