Tag Archives: Stream Of Conscious

SoCS Oct. 6/17 – save/safe

What would it mean to life as we know it if we didn’t feel safe anywhere? What if even in our homes there was the chance of being taken out? What if society disintegrated in an untrustworthy world where no … Continue reading

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SoCS Sept. 2/17 – birth/berth

His birthday was celebrated with great aplomb. He was given a berth on the convict ship and set sail for Australia. As his birth rite had been a life of luxury and privilege the berth, he was given came as … Continue reading

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SoCS Aug. 26/17 – When

When it’s time, I’ll come out, and all will be revealed. When I do, you won’t have to worry as you won’t be implicated. When the day arrives, it will be all understated, just a few words saying well here … Continue reading

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SoCS Aug. 19/17 – Pant

He was like a small puppy. Panting, fussing, paying attention to everything that happened. He ran this way and that, getting and fetching. Did she have enough? All she wanted? Could he do more? Could he? Could he? To make … Continue reading

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SoCS July 29/17 – limb

“Paddy, you haven’t a leg to stand on,” she said, “you were seen there, identified as the one there is no point denying it.” I stood and listened wondering what I could say that might get me out of this … Continue reading

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SoCS July 15/17 – ‘book title’

I have recently been reading: The Book of the Unnamed Midwife – Meg Elison I don’t remember the names of the midwives who attended the birth of any of my children. I remember the names of the Drs simply because … Continue reading

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SoCS July 8/17 – “ick”

It was all icky sticky yucky and on top of that a mess. Another recipe, another cooking expedition gone south and me left with egg on my face. My son had asked for a ‘Red Velvet Cake’ for his birthday. … Continue reading

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