Tuesday, 30 August 2011

"I never expected to be that woman. Her. But I am."

It was entirely coincidental that this morning my friend linked to a blog (of his friend's) written from the point of view of a parent bringing up a child with disabilities.

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg which opens soon, is about just that (amongst other things). After reading A Drake's Progress, I was struck by how well the writer, Carolyn disected every day occurrences in their lives using wit, music and love, or as she puts it:

"it's either this, or I'll have to express it through the medium of interpretive dance, and no-one wants that"