Elephant Tales

Sugar coated grief is still grief

Sugar coated grief is still grief

I returned to the place of my mother’s death today. A lone hospital room in neutral hues with a view of the blossom trees that line the wide streets of a manicured country village not far from Sydney. The room… Continue Reading

Thanks for the Facebook memories, not

Thanks for the Facebook memories, not

'Facebook memories' let me know that my mother, Joy, died 18 months ago this last week. Thanks Facebook. Now there's an anniversary I wasn't planning on marking. Why? Because my grief had finally got to the point of not counting.… Continue Reading

I have slept with all kinds of crazy

I have slept with all kinds of crazy

By the time most of us hit at least mid thirties it's pretty safe to say we're no longer virgins. I've had my fair share of longer term relationships and despite body and gender shaming rules that belong in the… Continue Reading

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