After Plum’s dance classes this morning, I took the boys to the allotment this afternoon. PK immediately wanted to be out of the sling and walking around, so off he went, with Bean trailing him to keep him out of trouble. Trouble in the case would be other[…]

Loneliness is marked by a sense of isolation. Solitude, on the other hand, is a state of being alone without being lonely… Do you like solitude? Even as a child, I needed time alone on a regular basis, and would feel tense if I didn’t get that solitude[…]