Tomorrow When the War Began

May 18, 2009 I was watching ‘My Fair Lady’ when the war ended. My phone disturbed the enjoyment of the old classic – one I’d grown up watching since the age of at least 5 – with its constant buzzing in of alerts. Updates. Breaking News. All saying the same thing. Someone’s been killed. The…

I’ll be the sun again

Sunshine, by Sabi-Krabi Evening. Dusk would hint its imminent arrival, readying the sky for sunset. Shadows would lengthen with the darkening of light and in our shared bedroom, my sister and I would take our cue and switch on all the lights, unable to bear even a slight change in the bright light of day….