Kate Ashleigh Stopforth

This morning, at 07h08, Kate Ashleigh Stopforth joined our family. The moment I walked into the ward at sparrow’s fart this morning the memories began to flood back. Ethan was born in the same hospital, same surgery, almost four years ago. It’s amazing how...

The Difference Four Years Can Make

Four years doesn’t feel like a long time. But my goodness, a lot can happen in four years. 3 years and 10 months ago my son Ethan was born. It was a big day. I know that’s a cliched thing to say – but there’s just something earth-shatteringly...

Lightning Never Strikes Twice In The Same Place

Or at least that’s what my neighbour, Jacques, will be hoping. Early this morning Wendy woke me up asking me to unplug the computers, modem and phone lines because of a serious electrical storm that had set in (we get some pretty mean lightning where we are so...