A Different Child

As some of you know, I have one child – not by choice. I wrote about my struggles to have a second child and my experience of recurrent miscarriage and secondary infertility in this article, which was published in a New Zealand magazine last year. I wanted to share my journey for selfish reasons – cathartic […]

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Family Pass

This article was published in the December issue of NEXT Magazine here in New Zealand. Actually, let me qualify that. The published version was edited a bit, and given a title I didn’t particularly like. In general I was happy with the finished product and the editor was very respectful, going out of her way to let […]

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Three

This was originally going to be a three-part short story, the first part told from the woman’s viewpoint, the second from the man’s, the third from the nurse’s. I stopped after the first. It felt like enough. Maybe one day I’ll finish it. The Woman First, the gift of the anonymous gown, stiff with cheap […]

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