June 18, 2017 The notebook has 200 pages, each imprinted with a leaf theme. It also has a red leather cover and a magnetic clasp. The title: Diary – Adam and His Daughters, Natalie and Ella. On the second page the girls painted colourful flowers, stars and hearts, and wrote: “We love you, Dad.” In … Continue reading A Diary
May 28, 2017 An old photograph: I’m sitting on my mother’s lap. My eyes are brimming with tears. A moment earlier I’d fallen off my bike while racing down a hill in the neighbourhood. I’d scratched up my face. I was five or six years old. For the next thirty years I didn’t cry even … Continue reading Tears
April 24, 2017 “I find all communication with gay people pointless. […] I want to make it clear that homosexuals don’t interest me at all. The fact that you exist, and that there’s an increasing number of you, doesn’t change my worldview. I don’t want to think about any of you. I prefer to occupy … Continue reading Amity
May 14, 2017. Lately I’ve been getting up early, often a few minutes after 5 a.m. Many things in my life are changing, and the emotions and thoughts stemming from these changes wake me up. Three Sundays ago it was the same. When I woke up, it was still dark and the house was quiet. … Continue reading Silence
April 12, 2017. “What do you mean? I don’t understand.” Her face suddenly became creased and crumpled, with deep furrows etched across it. She became very pale. The waitress brought our food. I don’t remember what we ordered. But I remember very clearly what I had just said a few minutes earlier: “We can’t leave … Continue reading A husband tells his wife he is in love with a man
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