Author Archives: Kath

What makes a ‘safe place’?

I’ve been wondering recently what we mean by a ‘safe place’. I’ve heard this applied to places either online, our church and various other communities. These spaces are described as ‘safe’ and I’m wondering what is meant by that.  This … Continue reading

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The yearly post remembering why I carry on blogging…

I keep saying internally and externally that I’m a writer, that writing is part of my DNA. Whilst talking to a friend at the weekend we agreed that maybe it was time to do a bit of old fashioned blogging, … Continue reading

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What I’ve been reading: Feb-April

I really thought this year would be different and I’d manage to maintain my excellent January rate of reading. Lots of things have got in the way and I find myself once more out of the reading habit. I’m hoping … Continue reading

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Shuffling back to blogging

I’m not sure what it is about life in the hard times that makes me turn once more to writing, maybe the good times just need to be enjoyed whilst the hard ones need to be processed, maybe it’s a … Continue reading

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Good Friday.

I’ve always been an Easter person. I loved the profound uniqueness of this story as I was growing up. It was our festival. The world around didn’t really care. There were no presents to get worked up about. There was … Continue reading

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What I’ve read. The January edition.

There are upsides to being ill for the last three or so weeks. I’ve read. Lots. Here’s the list: Milkman – Anna Burns This is well worth the time and energy it will take to read it. It’s dense, fast … Continue reading

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The details.

It’s the details. The small ones. The slow ones. The gentle walking on ones. It’s the details. The text. That message. The family taking our boys for breakfast. It’s the details. The poem sent The reminders. The knowing that others … Continue reading

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