Rescued: A Story in Stages – Part 2

My history with the church had been varied. From an early age the smell of aged stone mixed with polish and flowers, the feel of dented kneelers and straight-backed pews brought a kind of quiet to my maddened soul. … Read More Rescued: A Story in Stages – Part 2

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A Story in Stages – Part 1

Stories are funny things, ethereal and yet eerily concrete, fact-laden and yet totally open to interpretation, to shifts in perspective and the softening of time. My story begins in an Edinburgh hospital, the welcomed, loved daughter of an Army officer and a Scottish speech therapist. My story begins with a christening gown and a promise made in an ancient church. My story begins with a “normal” childhood…… Read More A Story in Stages – Part 1