Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Kindness of Strangers

Tucked away at the back of my sock drawer is an eye-mask that I never wear but will never get rid of. It was a gift from a stranger some years ago, during a particularly difficult hospital stay. I’d been … Continue reading

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If there’s anything you need…

One of the most common responses when someone is sick or bereaved is “if there’s anything you need, just let me know”. Well-intentioned as these words may be, it is unlikely the person will let you know what it is that … Continue reading

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