Girl: an open letter

Tuesday 21st June, 2011 I’m sitting in Room 15 of Mauritshuis Museum in Den Haag, Holland. I couldn’t scuttle up the stairs fast enough to…

Happy birthday, Charlotte

In 2010 when I stood in this room for the first time I was so overwhelmed I had to go straight to the pub afterwards…

Larger than life, and twice as real

Papa Fluffy Duck, That you accepted my nickname for you, and answered to it, typifies your gusto for life and heart the size of a…