Oh Happy Day

If you had been following any of my social media accounts today you would have seen my proud pictures and posts about my boy receiving an award at his school’s presentation day. Anyway, for those who missed it Gilbert received a certificate and medal to...

Demystifying Albinism: Shades of Pale

Many people don’t understand that albinism is not just a single condition. There are many forms of albinism – the term itself is actually a broad description of several inherited conditions, all characterised by a lack of pigmentation (melanin) and...

Not Quite Right

I’m not quite right. I’m better than what I was. There’s not so much crying and the sense of panic I felt most days has eased. That’s got to be a good thing, right? Some of my natural optimism has returned and overall I feel better than I did a...

My Brain Won’t Stop

You know the feeling when there’s too much going on and your brain just won’t stop thinking about it all? That’s how I’m feeling at the moment. I can’t rest, I’m busy thinking and worrying and planning all day and all night long....