One of my hidden talents is purchasing good books on a whim. By this I mean; something I’ve never heard of, something written by an author I don’t know, something I wouldn’t be searching for in a bookstore.
Violet, Your movements in my belly mean a lot to me. They’re a signal that you’re okay, maybe even better than okay. You’re stretching, moving your tiny muscles, getting stronger. I’m amazed that you will soon begin to turn yourself so that your head is down, getting your body ready to come out of mine. […]
With thanks to my recent bout of great anxiety, I have managed to read all Harry Potter books (minus the Cursed Child) within 6 weeks. They have been a brilliant source of distraction for me, giving me the ability to lose myself in a world of fantasy – an escapism that only stories can provide.