Anniversary

Yesterday was 8th May. A strange day, in many ways. First of all, of course, it was the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the end of the Second World War in Europe. Not the end of the war – that didn’t happen until VJ (Victory in Japan) Day on 15th August – but the end…

A Quiet Celebration

Yesterday I celebrated eight months since my husband told me he was leaving. Whoa there. Celebrate?? WTF?? I didn’t think that would ever be a sentence I would say. But now – well, somehow ‘celebrate’ feels like the right word. It wasn’t a champagne and party popper sort of celebration – just a quiet acknowledgement…