I’ve just emerged from a miserable month of headaches, body pains, doctor’s appointments and a mind hijacked by a carping self-sabotaging voice that told me my life was meaningless, useless and irrelevant. The fact that I turned 68 in the middle of the month may have had something to do…

May 2020. Auspicious times. COVID-19 lockdown restrictions are easing here in Australia and Europe. In Celtic earth-based traditions, it is southern hemisphere Samhain: time to settle in for cooler, less-light winter days; to note the passing seasons in the cycle of the year; to prepare for change. According to the…

This story is for all parents/carers who are among the millions of people around the world dealing with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. ME/CFS is a ‘complex and disabling disease that affects many parts of the body, including the brain and muscles, as well as the digestive…

Renee Hills

Flash fiction, picture books, reflections on life, and poetry. Interested in ethical living, the environment and social justice. Reclaiming Italian heritage

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