I was with her when she died…

I kissed her cold, clammy cheek as tears rolled down mine. The room was filled with deathly silence interspersed with bursts of noisy tears from some. As the calming music played on softly, my grandmother lay cold and lifeless on the floor. And I was with her when she died. Going without sleep for almost 44 … Continue reading I was with her when she died…

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Shutdown or speak out? What November 1 means to me.

Twitter - that wonderful giver of delightful and disastrous news - was where I first read about Communication Shutdown. The web site said: "It's a global initiative to raise much-needed funds for autism groups in over 40 countries. By shutting down social networks for one day on November 1, we hope to encourage a greater … Continue reading Shutdown or speak out? What November 1 means to me.

Shoot and Stay – an interview with Catalin Marin

34-38_low_res.pdf Download this file For the Travel section of In Transit, we decided to have a section dedicated to photographs, an interview with a photographer, an out-and-out travel piece and a piece on wacky vacations. I remembered Catalin from Twitter (that bountiful source of information), and contacted him immediately. He was extremely helpful and agreed … Continue reading Shoot and Stay – an interview with Catalin Marin