Making the decision not to have children has been the most life-altering choice I've ever made. Upon making my decision I didn't feel the need to fly it as a flag of pride and empowerment- in fact, I felt anything but empowered! It has been f*&king hard, and I've lost a lot because of it.... Continue Reading →
Why Do I Care?
This week is National Carer's Week here in Australia (14-20th October). In January 2017 my fiance Greg suffered a debilitating work-related back injury, and for the past nineteen months I have been his unpaid carer. The road to recovery is slow and uncertain, and for both of us it has been an incredibly challenging journey,... Continue Reading →
Coming Home: Flash Fiction Story
Coming Home Copyright 2016 © Kate Kelsen. All Rights Reserved Looking around the train carriage at the other commuters, of those that are not dozing off, the rest are looking down at their phones. I used to be like this. Now, I just feel disconnected. I feel confused, because I don’t know who I truly... Continue Reading →